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The Handmaid’s Tale is the most horrific thing I have ever seen Enlarge / The handmaid June (Elizabeth Moss) must wear regulation red, with a bonnet covering her face, to signify that role as a slave designated to bear children for a prominent man. (credit: The Handmaid's Tale / Hulu ) One of the most exciting new science fiction shows on the Web right now isn't exactly fun. The Handmaid's Tale , currently streaming its first three episodes on Hulu, may repul
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Planet with Earth-like Atmosphere Found 39 Light Years Away Looking for some fresh real estate? Somewhere not too crowded, far away from the hustle and bustle of the big city? Well then look no further than GJ 1132b, a new planet just 39 light years away. Read More
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The Inside Scoop on the Chilean Earthquake SwarmAccording to locals, Valparaiso's 6.9 isn't worthy of being called an earthquake -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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How to Talk Across the Aisle When You're Marching For Science (Or Climate Change) A crowd at the People’s Climate March in New York City in 2014. Image: South Bend Voice / Flickr Creative Commons The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain . A cursory look at the post-March media coverage suggests we
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'Populism Isn't Bad. False Populism Is.' Here Are This Week's Top Comments Here are this week's top comments on Big Think content from across the Web. Read More
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Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia Turkey blocked access to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia on Saturday, citing a law that allows the government to ban certain websites for the protection of the public. The news is another measure in which President Tayyip Erdogan has tightened control on the country since last year’s failed coup. Since then, the president has suspended 120,000 police officers, civil service employees, and judic
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Public defender lambastes judicial ruling to not fix flawed court software Enlarge / The René C. Davidson Courthouse, at 1225 Fallon Street, in Oakland, hosts the Alameda County Superior Court. (credit: Wally Gobetz / Flickr ) The public defender’s office in Alameda County, California, has recently appealed a local judge’s recent rejection of its demands to fix an upgraded court software. That software led to the unconstitutional and erroneous jailing of some of its cli
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Opening Up to Poetry With Rachel Zucker's ‘I’d Like a Little Flashlight’ Rachel Zucker is a unicorn: She is a famous living poet. Or maybe I should say, famous for a living poet. Obscurity is a badge of honor among many poets I know, who seem to see their art as operating on a unique ethereal level. In my MFA program at NYU, the poets always look at the novelists the way a selfless social worker might look at a craven hedge-fund manager. The poet’s art is for art’s sa
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Last-ditch attempt to save the endangered vaquita porpoise $4m mission in Gulf of California aims to rescue world’s most endangered sea mammal – with help from US navy dolphins Scientists are finalising plans to make a last-ditch attempt to save the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita porpoise. They believe there are now fewer than 30 of these distinctive cetaceans left in the Gulf of California. Only by catching the remaining creatures an
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Why Don't People Return Their Shopping Carts?Pulling up to a parking spot and finding a shopping cart there can be pretty frustrating. Why do people ignore the receptacle? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Star Trek Fan Forced to Surrender 'ASIMIL8' License Plate for Being Offensive Still: Paramount A Star Trek fan in Canada has been forced to turn over his personalized license plate after people complained its message, ASIMIL8, was insulting to indigenous people. Advertisement Manitoba Public Insurance revoked Nick Troller’s personalized license plate that read ASIMIL8, a nod to the Borg in Star Trek . According to a report in the Toronto Star , Troller had been driving aro
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100 Days: The Making of a Legacy: First Steps in the Trump EraWhile his actions have produced few of the policy changes he had promised as a candidate, President Trump has moved to set the nation on a radically different course. Here is a look at his record to date.
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No bones needed: ancient DNA in soil can tell if humans were around Enlarge / Neanderthals and Denisovans probably enjoyed the view from Denisova cave, too. (credit: flickr user: loronet ) Humans, modern and otherwise, have lived in Denisova Cave in Siberia for tens of thousands of years, where they left behind a treasury of archaeological artifacts. The cave is famous for giving its name to Denisovans, a species of human closely related to Neanderthals. But Nean
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Marchers Unite To Take On Trump's Climate Policies On the symbolic 100th day in office for President Trump, who has denied climate change, protesters are rallying in front of the White House to call for better environmental protections. (Image credit: Windsor Johnston/NPR)
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EPA Officially Removes Its Climate Change Sub-site Photo: Getty Well, it took 100 days but the EPA has finally removed the climate change section of its website. An agency spokesman explained that the information that has been collected on the page over the last 20 years posed a problem because it contradicted the administration’s denial of man-made climate change. EPA chief Scott Pruitt, just one of many members of the Trump administration that
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Is This Fisherman Hiding A Very Serious Illness? #DeadliestCatch | Tuesdays at 9/8c Summer Bay deck boss Nick McGlashan has played an integral part in Wild Bill's operation for years. Unbeknownst to Bill, Nick's been keeping a very serious secret lately. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/deadliest-catch/ Get the latest on your favorite captains: http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/deadliest-catch/ Subscribe
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What Europe Might Have Looked Like If It Had Been Colonised Wingland? Flemingia? The indignity of colonisation includes the imposed ignorance of the coloniser Read More
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The LEGO has landed: New set allows you to build the Moon rocket LEGO In 2014, Felix Stiessen and Valerie Roche proposed the idea for Saturn V rocket on the LEGO Ideas website . About a year later, their concept received the 10,000 votes necessary for formal consideration by LEGO. The company green-lighted the idea in 2016, and now we have our first look at this set. As a full disclaimer, I am a lifelong fan of LEGOs and a lifelong fan of spaceflight. So don't
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Are yearly body exams an answer to rising skin cancer rates?As summer nears and more people prepare to go out in the sun, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist discusses the conflicting recommendations over full body skin inspections.
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PowerPoint, LED projector enable new technique for self-folding origamiA new use for the ubiquitous PowerPoint slide has now been discovered: Producing self-folding three-dimensional origami structures from photocurable liquid polymers.
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Bonobos may be better representation of last common ancestor with humansA new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees.
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Researchers track impact of Brazil's 'Soy Moratorium' on an advancing agricultural frontierThe 2006 Soy Moratorium had a larger effect in reducing deforestation in the Amazon than has been previously understood, outlines a new study.
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When bridges collapse: Researchers study whether we're underestimating riskStudying how and why bridges have collapsed in the past identifies the limitation of current risk assessment approach and demonstrates the value of new perspectives on climate change impact.
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Counting the cuts in Mohs surgery: A way to improve care and reduce costsIn an analysis of Medicare billing data submitted by more than 2,300 United States physicians, researchers have calculated the average number of surgical slices, or cuts, made during Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), a procedure that progressively removes thin layers of cancerous skin tissue in a way that minimizes damage to healthy skin and the risks of leaving cancerous tissue behind.
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Saturday's Best Deals: Black + Decker, Nest Candles, Minimalist Wallets, and More One of your favorite minimalist wallets , Black + Decker lawn care tools , Nest candles and oil reed diffusers , and more lead Saturday’s best deals. Advertisement Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals BLU R1 Plus - 4G LTE Unlocked Smartphone , $110 If you need a new phone on the cheap (and aren’t looking for anything special), Amazon will sell you an
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Mapping the edge of realityA genetic algorithm has been determined to confirm the rejection of classical notions of causality.
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Hybrid circuits can increase computational power of chaos-based systemsCombining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power by enabling processing of a larger number of inputs, new research shows.
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Ultracold atom waves may shed light on rogue ocean killersBy precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, physicists have created a model system for studying the wave phenomenon that may bring about rogue waves in Earth's oceans.
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Modern metabolic science yields better way to calculate indoor carbon dioxideThe air we breathe out can help us improve the quality of the air we breathe in. But to do so, one needs a reliable way to calculate the concentration of carbon dioxide we produce indoors. Researchers have developed a new computation method that uses well-established concepts from the study of human metabolism and exercise physiology to significantly improve how this important data is derived.
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The Force Awakens Goes ElizaBB-8than with Latest Star Wars Shakespeare Cover Image: Quirk Books via Penguin Random House BB-8 is already one of the cutest parts of the new Star Wars franchise, but give him a floppy hat and flowing cape and I’m over the freaking forest moon of Endor. Advertisement The cover for Ian Doescher’s latest Shakespeare and Star Wars mashup was recently revealed, putting BB-8 in the role of a young gentleman of Jakku. The Lucasfilm-approved novel,
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Manden, der hører farver: At blive cyborg er et etisk valgVi skal ændre os selv, så vi ikke har behov for at ændre planeten, siger ‘verdens første cyborg’, Neil Harbisson.
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How a Slack UI change sparked the Ars Technica civil war Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson ) Something strange happened at work the other day: internecine warfare broke out over emoji use on Slack. The psycho-nerdism level was at 11, and it happened among a geeky staff that included someone who had recently merged a toy teddy bear with Amazon's Alexa Voice Service . The things you can do with that freaky device are probably illegal in several states. But
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Math under My FeetI took a walk and tripped—almost literally—over a beautiful octagonal tiling -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Is Donald Trump’s Presidency Hurting His Businesses? President Donald Trump’s businesses are facing a new challenge: the controversial nature of his administration. On Wednesday, the restaurant Koi announced that it will be closing its location in Trump SoHo, one of the president’s properties in New York City. As Suzanne Chou, the general counsel for the pan-Asian chain, told the food blog Grub Street, “The restaurant is closing because business is
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Neil Gaiman Wishes American Gods Wasn’t Quite So Relevant Right Now The bestselling author says he'd "trade some of the politics and importance for a slightly more comfortable world to live in." The post Neil Gaiman Wishes American Gods Wasn’t Quite So Relevant Right Now appeared first on WIRED .
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'Anumeric' People: What Happens When a Language Has No Words for Numbers? Our relationship with numbers is complicated. submitted by /u/thedabarry [link] [comments]
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Long-term fate of tropical forests may not be as dire as believed, says studyConventional wisdom has held that tropical forest growth will dramatically slow with high levels of rainfall. But researchers turned that assumption on its head with an unprecedented review of data from 150 forests that concluded just the opposite.
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Study examines state of social, personality psychology researchTwo studies have examined the state and quality of social and personality research and how practices have changed, if at all.
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Testosterone makes men less likely to question their impulsesTestosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong, a new study shows. The researchers found that men given doses of testosterone performed more poorly on a test designed to measure cognitive reflection than a group given a placebo.
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Rising costs, potential savings for generic, topical steroidsAlthough most topical steroids prescribed to patients were generic in a new American study, there was a sharp increase in Medicare Part D and out-of-pocket spending for elderly patients taking these drugs.
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The Mark of the MosasaurA 90-million-year-old bite mark raises questions about what seagoing lizards really ate -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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England's cancer drugs fund 'failed to deliver meaningful value to patients and society'Analysis of the drugs that were approved for use by the NHS Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) in England has shown that the fund was not good value for patients and society and may have resulted in patients suffering unnecessarily from toxic side effects of the drugs.
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Symptoms of cystitis probably caused by bacterial infection, even when tests are negativeThe majority of women suffering with pain when urinating, or needing to urinate often or urgently probably do have a bacterial infection, even when nothing is detected by standard urine testing.
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The high cost of surviving acute respiratory distress syndromeNearly half of previously employed adult survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge, and are estimated to have lost an average of $27,000 in earnings, new research concludes.
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Russia from Above: A Glimpse at a Vast LandscapeA bird's-eye view provides a glimpse of Russia in all its diverse glory
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How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet?The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica. Given this diversity, why are climate scientists so alarmed about a worldwide temperature increase of just 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit?
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Speed of poop: Big or small, mammals drop a deuce in ~12 secs, study finds Enlarge (credit: Brandon Weeks ) In 2015, mechanical engineers at Georgia Institute of Technology calculated that all mammals take about the same amount of time to empty their bladders: roughly 21 seconds of urinating. With the finding, they won an Ig Nobel prize —parody Nobel awards given to comical, yet interesting research. In pursuit of further toilet tidbits—or perhaps another Ig Nobel—the r
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In Case You Missed ItTop news from around the world -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Let's Talk About Google's Crazy Year in Hardware Image: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo Google needs to be in the hardware business. It’s infiltrated nearly all aspects of our lives to an alarming degree. It controls our emails through Gmail, knows where we go through Maps, has a list of every person we communicate with via Android, and understands our every interest thanks to its search engine and Chrome. Yet it’s gonna hit a wall soon. A company as large
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Unravelling the mystery of DNA attacks in cells' powerhouse could pave way for new cancer treatmentsA five-year study has found the mechanism responsible for repairing damage to mitochondrial DNA. This discovery could pave the way for new treatments for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, say the researchers. This research may also have important implications for clinical advances in so called ‘three-parent baby’ mitochondrial donation.
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The ocean detectivesThree new groups of viruses that attack microorganisms from the archaeal marine group, Euryarchaeota have been discovered by scientists. In all, 26 viruses previously unknown to science were found.
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Virgin Galactic Aims to Fly Space Tourists in 2018, CEO SaysRichard Branson's Virgin Galactic is on track to begin commercial passenger spaceflights before the end of 2018, the company's chief executive said.
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Get Two Uber-Popular Motion-Sensing Night Lights for $22 [Exclusive] 2x OxyLED T-02 Night Lights , $22 with code 2KINJA2U OxyLED’s T02-U is my favorite motion-sensing night light in the uber-popular T-02 line , and the popular lighting company is offering our readers the best deal ever on it today. Just add two to your cart and use code 2KINJA2U at checkout to get them both for $22. Note : Just to be clear, you’ll need to add two one-packs to your cart. If you use
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Fast, non-destructive test for two-dimensional materialsA fast, nondestructive optical method for analyzing defects in two-dimensional materials has been developed, with applications in electronics, sensing, early cancer diagnosis and water desalination.
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Souls & Spaces – Sarah W. Goldhagen – Think Again Podcast #96 Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Architecture critic Sarah W. Goldhagen on how the built environment shapes our minds and cultures. Read More
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Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Yeah, About That Carrier Steaming Toward North Korea appeared first on WIRED .
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Kvantemekanik skal være allemandsejeI bestræbelserne på at udbrede kendskabet til kvantemekanik har DTU Fysik slået dørene op for gymnasie­klasser og Folkeuniversitetet i det nye Quantum Lab.
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Fox experiment is replaying domestication in fast-forwardHow to Tame a Fox recounts a nearly 60-year experiment in Russia to domesticate silver foxes.
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Dear White People and Lorde: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing Dear White People Is Hilarious, Real, and Necessary Pilot Viruet | Vice “All of these characters are honest and multi-dimensional, tasked with navigating the gap between how they see themselves and how others see them, while constantly code-switching throughout the day. They’re also fully aware of their contradictions in a specific way central to our culture: admitting to secretly streaming The C
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The Changing of the Global Economic Guard In January 2017 the global economy changed guard. The venue was Davos, the annual gathering of the world’s wealthiest recyclers of conventional wisdom—and consistently one of the last places to anticipate what is going to happen next. This time was different. The assembled hedge-fund tycoons, Silicon Valley data executives, management gurus, and government officials were treated to a preview of h
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Gloomhaven review: 2017’s biggest board game is astoundingly good Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com . Our intrepid heroes find themselves in a pickle. Gloomhaven , the new cooperative, campaign-driven dungeon crawl board game from designer Isaac Childres, is big. Really big. Read 42 remaining paragraphs | Comments
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Is Eating Late Bad for Your Heart?The American Heart Association suggests that late night eating might increase your risk of heart disease. But how solid is the evidence? -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Here’s What Comes Next in the Fight to Save Net Neutrality The FCC this week released the first details of its long-anticipated plan to roll-back Obama-era net neutrality protections. But the fight isn't over. The post Here’s What Comes Next in the Fight to Save Net Neutrality appeared first on WIRED .
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Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks If you're shopping for a new portable PC, here are 10 great options. The post Our 10 Favorite Laptops, From MacBooks to Chromebooks appeared first on WIRED .
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What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan Blocked from major operations in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders deploys caregivers with small backpacks full of medicine on the road to the border. The post What’s Inside the Badass Backpack That’s Saving Lives in South Sudan appeared first on WIRED .
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Space Photos of the Week: Ain’t Nobody Outshining This Sassy Star Martian gullies, dark matter, and the final journey of Cassini. The post Space Photos of the Week: Ain't Nobody Outshining This Sassy Star appeared first on WIRED .
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The US Takes On the World in NATO’s Cyber War Games Last year, the US finished last in Locked Shields, NATO's cyber war games. This year, it had its eye on redemption. The post The US Takes On the World in NATO's Cyber War Games appeared first on WIRED .
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Watch SpaceX Launch a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds *Cough cough* spy satellite *cough cough.* The post Watch SpaceX Launch a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds appeared first on WIRED .
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Scientists Are Teaching Robots to LaughExpressing humor is a key part of being human -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Amonkhet review: A gleaming Egyptian city where humans are fattened for slaughter ©2017 Wizards of the Coast LLC in the USA & other countries. Illustration by Sam Burley. Magic: The Gathering dives into classic Egyptian mythology in Amonkhet , its second expansion set of the year after Aether Revolt . The new set is released today, April 28, and you're strongly encouraged to go along to your local game store (or open up Magic Online) and give it a whirl. Of course, if you want
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Looking Back on the L.A. Riots Through Five Documentaries It’s not even properly a documentary at all, but one of the most insightful moments of cultural reflection on the L.A. Riots came just months after the fires in South Central and Koreatown ceased burning. In the September Season 6 premiere of A Different World , protagonists Dwayne Wayne (Kadeem Hardison) and Whitley Gilbert (Jasmine Guy) explore Los Angeles the day a jury handed down not-guilty
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American Gods Is a Gorgeous Mess It’s a shame the second season of True Detective snagged Leonard Cohen’s “ Nevermind ” for its opening credits, because the song—menacing, omnipotent, maddeningly vague, and delivered in a husky, bourbon-soaked basso profundo— is downright perfect for the new Starz show American Gods . Adapted by Bryan Fuller ( Hannibal ) and Michael Green ( Kings ) from the 2001 novel by Neil Gaiman, the eight-e
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Break a leg: David Tennant and others on the night before the big day From soldier Catherine Smith to cyclist Chris Froome and astronaut Andrew Feustel, how do people under pressure prepare? The night before the first public performance, you’re actually in the theatre, doing technical rehearsals and making sure everything runs smoothly. It’s all very busy – it’s not a night off. But I think that’s best because, for me, it’s really an exercise in panic management. Y
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Why Do So Many Americans Think Democrats Are Out of Touch? If Democrats want to regain the power they’ve lost at the state and federal level in recent years, they will have to convince more voters they can offer solutions to their problems. That may be especially difficult, however, if voters think the party and its representatives in government don’t understand or care about them. And according to a recently released poll, many voters may, in fact, feel
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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending April 29, 2017)This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
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Spørg Scientariet: Hvad sker der med telefonien ved strømsvigt?En læser vil gerne vide, hvilken type telefon der klarer sig bedst og dårligst i tilfælde af strømsvigt. Det svarer Center for Cybersikkerhed på.
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Review: Coal terminal would boost global climate-warming gasA coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risks for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year, according to an environmental study released Friday.
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2nd company shuts oil, gas wells after fatal Colorado blastA second petroleum company said it would shut down and inspect wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado, although investigators have not said whether the well was the cause.
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Gadgets: Gifts for your No. 1 gradIt's the time of year to reward graduates, many of whom will hit the real world. Here are some tech gift suggestions of useful gadgets for everyday life and even to have a good night's sleep.
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Soul-searching scientists struggle to get message across"We mortals do not understand you." That's the heartfelt cry from former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres, pleading with scientists to use everyday language to help counter growing public mistrust.
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Powerful quake rouses people from sleep in south PhilippinesA powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 struck off a southern Philippine province Saturday and prompted a local tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix seriesA hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom to not release the entire fifth season online.
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US NSA spy agency halts controversial email sweepThe National Security Agency announced Friday it would end its controversial practice of sweeping up any email or text message an American exchanges with someone overseas that makes reference to a real target of NSA surveillance.
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SpaceX to launch classified US govt payload SundaySpaceX on Sunday is scheduled to make its first military launch, with a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office, which makes and operates spy satellites for the United States.
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NASA eyes intensifying Tropical Cyclone FrancesTwo NASA satellites provided forecasters in Australia with visible and rainfall data as Tropical Cyclone Frances strengthened in the western Timor Sea. NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the storm that showed a cloud-filled eye, while the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite found heaving rainfall occurring.
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When bridges collapse: Researchers study whether we're underestimating riskThe United States is considering a $1 trillion budget proposal to update infrastructure, including its crumbling bridges. An obstacle to spending the money wisely is that the current means of assessing bridges may underestimate their vulnerability, according to a new study published in the Journal of Infrastructure Systems.
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Study finds bonobos may be better representation of the last common ancestor with humans than common chimpanzeesA new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees. Previous research suggested this theory at the molecular level, but this is the first study to compare in detail the anatomy of the three species.
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NASA selects ASU's 'ShadowCam' to fly on Korea Pathfinder lunar orbiterNASA has selected an instrument developed by Mark Robinson of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) and Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS) to map the terrain and search for evidence of frost or ice deposits in the Moon's permanently shadowed regions (PSRs).
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Plans for British spaceports 'in danger of being grounded by poor legislation' Bill could leave operators open to crippling insurance costs, and could scupper government ambitions to launch satellites from UK spaceports by 2020 Ambitious plans to launch satellites from spaceports in Britain are in danger of being grounded by poor legislation that leaves operators open to crippling insurance costs, MPs have warned. The government hopes to have satellites flown into orbit fro
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How childhood stress can knock 20 years off your life Heart disease, depression, life expectancy. New research claims that stress exerts a far heavier physical toll than previously understood. The film-maker James Redford talks about how toxic stress can be a killer There is a scene in James Redford’s new film, Resilience , in which a paediatrician cites a parental misdeed so outmoded as to seem bizarre. “Parents used to smoke in the car with kids i
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Hopewell CultureHopewell culture refers to people who built earthen mounds and structures about 2,000 years ago in modern-day Ohio.
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Most New York City Schools Had High Lead Levels, Retests FindIn a second round of water testing, 83 percent of school buildings had at least one outlet with levels above the E.P.A.’s threshold for action.
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Ancient Human DNA Found in Cave DirtScientists uncovered genetic traces of Neanderthals and Denisovans by screening cave dirt for DNA. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Atlantic Daily: A Milestone and a ‘Major, Major Conflict’ What We’re Following Trump’s First 100 Days: Congress has averted a government shutdown just in time for Trump to hit a presidential milestone tomorrow. But that might not do much to ease the president’s stress: He’s accomplished little of what he promised by this point in his term, and lately, his public statements on Twitter and his administration’s activities have been frantic, pointing to a c
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Yik Yak is finally relegated to the dustbin of Internet history Enlarge / Tyler Droll, CEO of Yik Yak (L) and Brooks Buffington, COO, of Yik Yak, won the Fastest Rising Startup award at the TechCrunch 8th Annual Crunchies Awards at the Davies Symphony Hall on February 5, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Steve Jennings / Getty Images News ) Well, it’s official. On Friday, the Yik Yak app officially closed up shop. The company’s founders, Tyler Droll
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North Korea's Latest Provocation North Korea launched a ballistic missile early Saturday morning (local time) that reportedly exploded seconds after it took off. But whether or not the missile test was successful, it will undoubtedly contribute to ongoing tensions over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs, especially since the U.S. Navy directed a carrier strike group to the region earlier this month as a show of force. Th
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Five rad and random things I found this week Gadgets The end-of-week dispatch from Pop Sci's commerce editor. Vol. 9. The end-of-week dispatch from Pop Sci's commerce editor. Vol. 9. Read on.
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New York Times Columnist Has a Few Thoughts About People Who Believe in Climate Change Image: 20th Television It’s time to talk about climate change. Because Bret Stephens wants to. Stephens, as you may know, is the recently hired New York Times columnist known for holding ugly, entirely unremarkable ideas (Black Lives Matter is “thuggish,” there’s no data to support a campus rape epidemic) that will supposedly “ diversify ” the paper’s stable of old white dudes who believe differe
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Trump executive order aims to allow Arctic drillingThe US president said he hoped the new order would create "thousands and thousands" of jobs.
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'Giant Hurricane' on Saturn: 1st Images Back from Cassini's Epic Ring DiveNASA's Cassini spacecraft dove between Saturn and its rings yesterday (April 26), snapping the closest-ever views of Saturn's atmosphere.
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Why Launching a War Against North Korea Would Be Immoral Most American presidents of the 20th century understood that preventive war is immoral and dangerous. But, in the past two decades, striking first has become an accepted foreign policy strategy of both Democrats and Republicans. In this short video, Atlantic writer Peter Beinart argues that Americans need to relearn the wisdom of the past: that preventive war threatens world peace.
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Marvel at the images from Cassini’s first Grand Finale orbitThe Cassini spacecraft is beginning its final set of daring orbits with breathtaking images of the Saturn system and rings
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NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targets The NSA's "upstream" collection system taps into Internet traffic and searches for content based on "selectors" identifying targets. Now, the NSA won't check Americans' traffic for those selectors unless they're in the "to" or "from" field of messages. Today, a spokesperson for the National Security Agency announced that the agency would end the practice of "upstream" collection of messages sent
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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: 99/1,461 Today in 5 Lines Congress passed a short-term spending bill, averting a government shutdown on the day before President Trump’s 100th day in office. During a speech to the National Rifle Association in Atlanta, President Trump promised an end to an “eight-year assault” on Second Amendment rights. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson encouraged the international community to enforce sanctions on North
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A Big Change in NSA Spying Marks a Win for American Privacy The NSA won't collect the emails of US citizens just because they mention a foreign target. That's a big deal. The post A Big Change in NSA Spying Marks a Win for American Privacy appeared first on WIRED .
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Elon Musk Layers on the Crazy With His Plan for Traffic-Killing Tunnels An appealing vision held back only by its lunacy. The post Elon Musk Layers on the Crazy With His Plan for Traffic-Killing Tunnels appeared first on WIRED .
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Whatever you do, don’t set your pet goldfish free in a stream Animals It does not belong there You can give it to a friend, give it to a stranger, but for the love of everything in the ecosystem do not set it free in your local pond, stream or other body of…
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Sorry, Emma Watson, But Beauty and the Beast 2 Should Be About Belle Getting Guillotined in the French Revolution Image: Disney The live-action Beauty and the Beast movie has made over $1-billion, meaning a sequel is probably a near-guarantee. Disney probably won’t use their direct-to-video animated movie sequels (e.g. Enchanted Christmas or Magical World) as templates. Luckily, Emma Watson has a sequel idea of her own— unfortunately, it doesn’t take into account that Belle is mere years away from the guillo
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April's Stunning Space Pictures April's Stunning Space Pictures This month's featured images include a commemorative portrait of the spacecraft Cassini and a composite image of dark matter. april-astro_topNteaser.jpg Image credits: NASA/ESA Space Friday, April 28, 2017 - 16:15 Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator (Inside Science) -- Over the past month, astronomers have celebrated new anniversaries, final missions, and intriguing
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The Atlantic's Week in Culture Don’t Miss The Visceral, Woman-Centric Horror of The Handmaid’s Tale —Sophie Gilbert dives into the new Hulu show, which has created a world that’s visually and psychologically unlike anything in film or television. HBO Television The Leftovers : Meet Me in St. Louis — Spencer Kornhaber and Sophie Gilbert break down the second episode of the show’s final season. Silicon Valley Looks to Reinvent t
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Watch Cherry Blossoms Suddenly Explode Into Life in This Stunning Timelapse Footage GIF GIF: Vimeo It’s that time of year when Mother Nature puts on her best fireworks show with pink and white cherry blossoms. By now your Instagram feed is probably clogged with endless shots of cherry trees, but this spectacular drone footage captured by Jack Johnston is still worth your time. Advertisement Shooting timelapse footage with a flying drone is tricky because you need to recreate the
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Elon Musk Wants to Turn the LA Underground Into a Giant Slot Car Race GIF Image: YouTube / The Boring Company Who’s the craziest ultra-rich, would-be supervillain in the whole wide world? It’s Elon. Elon Musk. Advertisement During a Friday morning TED talk, the professional technology brainstormer offered an animated glimpse at what his new tunneling project , The Boring Company, could one day create. It looks like a post-apocalyptic slot car race that takes place
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Neuroquest: Awards Thank you, one and all, for putting the fantastic in “fantastic fiction” this week! HQ hopes you enjoyed Neuroquest as much as we did. Here is the summary of competition awards, but you can also view the full results here . Huzzah! Accuracy Happy Hours Evil Cubes Game Creators Trivia Order vs. Chaos Marathon All Participants Artwork by Daniela Gamba
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Trilobites: If Mars Is Colonized, We May Not Need to Ship In the BricksA new study suggests the material humanity needs to one day construct structures on Mars may already exist within the red planet’s desolate soil.
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Q of the Week: What Are Your Favorite Moments From the WHCD? The White House Correspondents’ Dinner has been a D.C. tradition since 1921, with journalists and administration officials coming together once a year to eat, drink, and roast the current president. President Trump won’t be attending this year’s dinner, which takes place on Saturday, but he did attend in 2011, when then-President Obama made a few jokes at Trump’s expense. This week, we asked our
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Should You Bring a Llama to Your Wedding? Image: Brandon Witzel Weddings have seen some interesting trends over the last few years, ranging from bridal diapers to Taco Bell matrimonies . With the rise of FOMO-inducing platforms like Instagram, it’s simply not good enough to be in love with someone—your love has to be the best, and everyone else’s utter bullshit. Advertisement The latest attempt to claim insta-supremacy is pretty cute. Mo
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The Fyre Festival: The Fiasco We All Should Have Seen Coming When the promise of an Instagram hashtag campaign meets real-life disaster, schadenfreude comes easy. But we're all vulnerable to the power of the filter. The post The Fyre Festival: The Fiasco We All Should Have Seen Coming appeared first on WIRED .
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Good Video Game Sex Scenes Are Hard To Make There are a lot of terrible sex scenes in mainstream games. There are also a handful of good ones, as seen in games like The Witcher 3 . But even in that game’s case, creating believable sex scenes wasn’t easy. Video game technology is great if you want characters to make war; not so much if you want them to make love. Advertisement Warning: the videos in this article are NSFW. Sex in big-budget
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Los Angeles Subway Dig Uncovers Ice Age Mammal Bones | VideoThe bones of two ice age mammals were found just down the street from the La Brea Tar Pits, in Los Angeles, during an excavation for a new subway station.
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Study: Bonobos may be better representation of last common ancestor with humansA new study examining the muscular system of bonobos provides firsthand evidence that the rare great ape species may be more closely linked, anatomically, to human ancestors than common chimpanzees.
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Overdose prevention and naloxone rescue among family members of people who use opioidsFamily members are often the ones who administer naloxone during an opioid overdose and should be considered as part of the larger response to help curb fatal overdoses. These findings demonstrate the important role that educating family members about overdoses and how to obtain and administer naloxone could play an important role in helping decrease the number of fatal opioid overdoses.
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When bridges collapse: Stanford researchers study whether we're underestimating riskStudying how and why bridges have collapsed in the past identifies the limitation of current risk assessment approach and demonstrates the value of new perspectives on climate change impact.
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Poem of the Day: ‘The Bone Ring’ by Donald Hall In his spare and lovely poem “The Bone Ring,” from our October 2010 issue, Donald Hall contemplates memory and inheritance in the ever-present shadow of war. Here are the first few lines: The summer when I saw the Trylon and Perisphere, I sat on the farm porch with my Great-Uncle Luther who told me that when he was nine he watched the soldier boys walking back home from Virginia. See the full poe
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Scientists Should Just Be Political The sorrow of the March for Science did not hit me until I saw a photo from it—an older woman standing next to a homemade sign adorned with Ms. Frizzle. You know Ms. Frizzle, if only from a PBS ad. She is the elementary-school teacher with the curly red hair at the center of the Magic School Bus books and television show. In every episode, Ms. Frizzle corrals her small class of diverse kids into
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The NSA Is Changing Some of the Information It Collects The National Security Agency says it will no longer collect Americans’ email and text communications that mention foreign intelligence targets, perhaps the most controversial aspect of the warrantless-wiretapping program. Here’s part of the NSA’s statement : After considerable evaluation of the program and available technology, NSA has decided that its Section 702 foreign intelligence surveillanc
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Major Report Prompts Warnings That the Arctic Is UnravelingThe polar region is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the planet -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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New World Order in the Court: A Dispatch From the Alex Jones Trial Illustration: Jim Cooke/GMG Courtrooms are the place where we find Truth. We know that from many fine movies and television shows, such as Law and Order: Criminal Intent and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit . Over the last two weeks, the custody trial of radio provocateur Alex Jones, in Austin, has been cast as an opportunity to find the truth about Jones—to determine whether Jones is “real.”
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Eyewire Release Report 4/28/2017 As detailed here , every few Fridays we’re sharing which bug fixes and tiny features our developers have released into the wild. Apart from bigger changes that have received their own posts, here are the releases on Eyewire since the last report. We’ve made some major spawner improvements, so cubes, weights, and retros should all grow/update/release much faster. A couple of really tiny, brief bug
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Malaria on Rise in US As Travelers Return with DiseaseMore than 2,000 people in the U.S. return from visits abroad with malaria every year, a new report says.
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Psychedelic compound in ecstasy moves closer to approval to treat PTSD A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21917
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A spacecraft in the sunset, a gold telescope in bloom, and other amazing images of the week Science Newsworthy eye candy Check out our favorite images from this week in science, health, and space news.
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Rising costs & potential savings for generic, topical steroidsIn a new study led by investigators at Brigham and Women's Hospital, researchers have found that although most topical steroids prescribed to patients were generic, there was a sharp increase in Medicare Part D and out-of-pocket spending for elderly patients taking these drugs.
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Fly-Curious Super-weird week for news about flying cars. Alex Davies joins the show to talk us through it. The post Fly-Curious appeared first on WIRED .
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NASA's $200M Spacesuit Problem Threatens Its Deep-Space Exploration PlansNASA is years away from having new spacesuits for its deep-space astronauts despite spending nearly $200 million on three separate development efforts over the past decade.
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What Happened in Macedonia, and Why It would have been a breakthrough for Macedonia—a government finally in place after two years of political crisis—if it hadn’t turned bloody. On Thursday, Zoran Zaev’s Social Democrats (SDSM) announced that Talat Xhaferi had been elected speaker of parliament, paving the way for a coalition between his party and parties representing ethnic Albanians, who comprise between one-quarter and one-third
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Pentagon: 'Friendly Fire' May Have Killed 2 U.S. Service Members in Afghanistan The Pentagon said Friday it’s investigating the deaths of two American service members who may have been the target of “friendly fire” during an operation targeting Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The Department of Defense identified the Army Rangers, both members of the Army’s 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, as Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers, 22, and Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas, 23. Both
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Bullying linked to increased desire for cosmetic surgery in teensAdolescents who are involved in bullying--victims and perpetrators alike -- are more likely to say they would want to undergo cosmetic surgery to be more attractive or fix perceived flaws, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
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For plastic surgeons, learning 'danger zones' can increase safety when using facial fillersDermal fillers have become a popular alternative to surgery for patients who want a younger facial appearance. Learning about some key 'danger zones' can help plastic surgeons to enhance the safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures, according to an expert update in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surge
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Why is Microsoft trying to turn its Surface business into the next Nokia? At first glance, it's easy to mistake the Surface Pro 4 for the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft's third-quarter financial results were published yesterday , and they had many high points: cloud revenue is growing well (though we have some misgivings about how the numbers are reported), Windows outperformed the PC market, and Office 365 passed 100 million corporate seats. But there were a couple of signi
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All the Major Changes The Handmaid's Tale Has Made From the Book The first three episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale are now available on Hulu; we’ve already given our thoughts on the series , which remains mostly faithful to Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel of the same name, but there are some changes, some big, some small, that separate the two—and we’ve broken them down for you here. Advertisement Note: These include the major setting differences between
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Lungs enlist immune cells to fight infections in capillariesImmune cells in the lungs provide a rapid counterattack to bloodstream infections, a new study in mice finds.
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Why Hawaii is trying to ban a common sunscreen Environment It's a coral reef killer Hawaii is considering banning sunscreens containing an ingredient that can kill already imperiled coral reefs. Read on.
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Why NASA is running out of spacesuits Space The agency is “years away” from building a replacement The space agency may soon find itself up s*** creek without a pressure suit. Read on.
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NASA eyes intensifying Tropical Cyclone FrancesTwo NASA satellites provided forecasters in Australia with visible and rainfall data as Tropical Cyclone Frances strengthened in the western Timor Sea. NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of the storm that showed a cloud-filled eye, while the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite found heaving rainfall occurring.
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Study examines state of social, personality psychology researchUniversity of Illinois at Chicago researchers conducted two studies to examine the state and quality of social and personality research and how practices have changed, if at all.
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Ultracold atom waves may shed light on rogue ocean killersBy precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, Rice University physicists have created a model system for studying the wave phenomenon that may bring about rogue waves in Earth's oceans.
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Long-term fate of tropical forests may not be as dire as believed, study saysTropical rainforests are often described as the "lungs of the earth," able to inhale carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and exhale oxygen in return. The faster they grow, the more they mitigate climate change by absorbing CO2.
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Taboo Tattoos in Osaka and Ex-Guerrillas in Colombia: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing Colombia’s Guerrillas Come Out of the Jungle Jon Lee Anderson | The New Yorker “Last September, Carlos Antonio Lozada, a commander of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas, returned home to a jungle encampment in the vast wetland region called Yarí. He had spent the past two years in Havana, staying in a villa near Fidel Castro’s home, while working with other guerrilla leaders and Colombian diplomats on a
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Why The President Show Might Just Work Late-night TV has seen major ratings boosts across the board because of President Donald Trump. For years disinterested in political comedy, viewers have flocked to comedians like Stephen Colbert and Seth Meyers, who make hay with topical jokes every night. Comedy Central’s decision to order The President Show , then, is eminently logical—it’s a weekly Daily Show -esque mix of desk segments, pre-
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With unique data, researchers track the effect of Brazil's 'Soy Moratorium' on an advancing agricultural frontierThe Brazilian state of Mato Grosso produces enough soybeans to be the equivalent of Iowa and Illinois put together. But it also plays home to lush Amazon rain forest, one of the richest, and most vulnerable, ecological treasures on our planet.
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Hybrid circuits can increase computational power of chaos-based systemsNew research from North Carolina State University has found that combining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power by enabling processing of a larger number of inputs. This "best of both worlds" approach could lead to circuits that can perform more computations without increasing their physical size.
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Trump order helps offshore drilling, stops marine sanctuary expansion Enlarge / Walruses on floating ice, Chukchi Sea. (credit: Keren Su/Getty Images ) In an executive order signed on Friday, President Trump directed his secretary of the interior to review current rules on offshore drilling and exploration. This review is likely to result in a relaxation of the strict protections the previous administration put on offshore oil drilling in the Atlantic and in the Ar
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PowerPoint and LED projector enable new technique for self-folding origamiResearchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Peking University have found a new use for the ubiquitous PowerPoint slide: Producing self-folding three-dimensional origami structures from photocurable liquid polymers.
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New organic lasers one step closer to realityNew research could make lasers emitting a wide range of colors more accessible and open new applications from communications and sensing to displays.
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Long-term fate of tropical forests may not be as dire as believed, says CU Boulder studyConventional wisdom has held that tropical forest growth will dramatically slow with high levels of rainfall. But University of Colorado Boulder researchers this month turned that assumption on its head with an unprecedented review of data from 150 forests that concluded just the opposite.
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Gorillaz's Drab Doomsday Dance Party The most successful singles of Damon Albarn’s bands Blur and Gorillaz have been the meta ones—the ones that warn of pop music as an opiate for the masses while themselves serving as pretty excellent opiates for the masses. Radio listeners headbanged to the woo-hoos in “Song 2” meant to mock their tastes; “Coffee and TV” pleasantly diagnosed a society of full ears and empty brains; Gorillaz’s two
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China Is Racing Ahead of the US in the Quest to Cure Cancer With CRISPR Human embryonic stem cells. Image: Wikimedia On Friday, a team of Chinese scientists used the cutting-edge gene-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 on humans for the second time in history, injecting a cancer patient with modified human genes in hopes of vanquishing the disease. Advertisement In the US, the first planned trials to use CRISPR in people still have not gotten under way. But in China, thin
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Hybrid circuits can increase computational power of chaos-based systemsNew research from North Carolina State University has found that combining digital and analog components in nonlinear, chaos-based integrated circuits can improve their computational power by enabling processing of a larger number of inputs.
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Unraveling the mystery of DNA attacks in cells' powerhouse could pave way for new cancer treatmentsNew research has unraveled the mystery of how mitochondria -- the energy generators within cells -- can withstand attacks on their DNA from rogue molecules.
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Discovery of a facile process for H2 production using ammonia as a carrierResearchers at Oita University, Japan, have created a new process for producing H2 from ammonia with rapid initiation that requires no external heat source, giving hope for the increased global use of H2 as an efficient and clean energy source.
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New organic lasers one step closer to realityResearchers at Kyushu University's Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics Research have developed an optically pumped organic thin-film laser that can continuously emit light for 30 ms, which is more than 100 times longer than previous devices.
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Researchers track impact of Brazil's 'Soy Moratorium' on an advancing agricultural frontierThe research appearing in PLOS ONE suggests the 2006 Soy Moratorium had a larger effect in reducing deforestation in the Amazon than has been previously understood.
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PowerPoint & LED projector enable new technique for self-folding origamiResearchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Peking University have found a new use for the ubiquitous PowerPoint slide: Producing self-folding three-dimensional origami structures from photocurable liquid polymers.
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Discovery of a facile process for H2 production using ammonia as a carrierHydrogen (H2) has attracted considerable attention as a clean energy source because the only by-product of its reaction with oxygen is water, and high efficiency for energy conversion is achieved when it is combined with fuel cell technologies.
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Golden neurons, river piracy and bright nights April’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21912
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Controversial UK research reform crosses finish line Snap general election triggers compromises in legislation overhauling how Britain’s science is funded. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21919
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The Atlantic
The Many North Korea Policies of the Trump Administration In his first three months, Donald Trump’s administration has begun to wrestle with the seemingly intractable nature of American foreign-policy headaches—the sorts of problems that bedevil each president, but which each rookie seems to think, at least for a time, he can solve. Related Story What Is Trump's Syria Policy? But Trump’s problem is not just that the problems are tough. It’s that his adm
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What General Motors Did To Flint Before its faucets ran brown, before its residents were poisoned by lead, before it was Murdertown USA, Flint, Michigan was Vehicle City. Advertisement Everyone in Flint has a story about General Motors. Flint is where GM was born more than 100 years ago. It rose a GM company town, home to scores of car plants in the area over the decades. It boomed in GM’s earliest years before World War II, saw
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Trump moves to lift bans on Arctic drillingUS President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at lifting bans on drilling for oil and gas in offshore Arctic and Atlantic areas, saying it would pull in "billions of dollars" for America and create jobs.
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Modern metabolic science yields better way to calculate indoor CO2The air we breathe out can help us improve the quality of the air we breathe in.
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Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebaeYersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion. The research is published April 28th in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
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Solving a Global Digital Identity CrisisIn developing countries, one in three children under age five has no record of their existence. Technology can help.
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Antarctica's Blood Falls: not so mysterious, but still freaky as heck Environment Just some "blood" gurgling out of the ice, nothing to see here. New research makes Antarctica's so-called "Blood Falls" even less mysterious than before. But they're still kinda spooky. Read on.
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Court Gives Trump Small Victory in Push Against Clean Power PlanAn appeals court said it would delay a decision on the legality of the rule, which aims to tackle global warming by cutting emissions from coal-fired plants.
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Grading Trump's First 100 Days in Office: A Science Report CardWe reached out to experts across different fields and asked them to grade President Trump's performance in his first 100 days in office. Here is his report card when it comes to science issues.
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Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebaeYersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion, report scientists.
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Zoom: Rumsonde overlever nærkontakt med SaturnCassini-sonden drønede gennem Saturns øverste atmosfære med 124.000 km/t og tog unikke billeder.
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Study revises the development, evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brainResearchers have made the first detailed map of the regions into which the brain of one of the most closely-related organisms to the vertebrates is divided and which could give us an idea of what our ancestor was like.
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Expert unravels disease that took the hearing of world-famos painterFrancisco Goya is the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th century. In 1793, Goya, then 46, came down with a severe, undiagnosed illness. His hearing never returned. Now, a hearing expert has developed a diagnosis. She thinks Goya likely suffered from an autoimmune disease.
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Success in the 3-D bioprinting of cartilageA team of researchers has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3-D-bioprinter. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in this manner is a success in itself. In addition, the research team was able to influence the cells to multiply and differentiate to form chondrocytes (cartilage cells) in the printed structure.
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9 Hideous Creatures That Deserve Your Unconditional Love Photo Courtesy Kenneth Catania We can’t all be puppies—or even capybaras , for that matter. There’s a whole world of critters whose inner beauty goes unnoticed. Perfectly snuggly critters like naked mole rats have been mocked and called things like “the stuff of nightmares” or “the most terrifying thing I’ve ever seen.” Advertisement The truth is, so many of nature’s ugly animals have incredible
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The Best Cooler Is RTIC's Soft Pack RTIC Soft Pack RTIC’s Soft Pack froze out the competition in this week’s Co-Op , taking the title of your favorite cooler. This comes with the rather large asterisk that your most-nominated cooler was RTIC’s hard cooler, which is currently out of stock pending a redesign necessitated by a YETI lawsuit, though it seems that the new models will start shipping out next month.
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Testosterone makes men less likely to question their impulsesA new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong.
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This Fantastic Idea for a Circular Runway Is Sadly Going NowhereThe Endless Runway Project poses a futuristic vision that the Netherlands Aerospace Center argues would allow aircraft to land and take off in any direction but the reality would be much different -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Hubble's bright shining lizard starThe bright object seen in this Hubble image is a single and little-studied star named TYC 3203-450-1, located in the constellation of Lacerta (The Lizard). The star is much closer than the much more distant galaxy.
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The swollen colon: Cause of chronic inflammation discoveredToo much of the oncogene Bcl-3 leads to chronic intestinal diseases, report investigators. They describe in a new report exactly how it throws the immune system off-balance.
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No, complex is not complicated -- it is rather simpleThe simplest experimental system to date to identify the minimum requirements for the emergence of complexity has been developed.
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A Tech Bro Charged Thousands for an Island Getaway That Turned Into The Hunger Games [UPDATED] GIF The distance between expectation and reality makes fools of us all, but it made the well-heeled attendees of an exclusive music festival in the Bahamas look particularly moronic late Thursday night. For tickets that started at $1,200 and went as high as $250,000, the young and rich signed up for passage to the doomed Fyre Festival, hyped for months by its co-founder, rapper turned aspiring mo
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Nerve cell miswiring linked to depressionA gene helps nerve cell axons extend to parts of the brain to deliver serotonin, a brain chemical associated with depression.
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The Violence of a Ticking Clock in Sylvia Plath’s ‘Monologue at 3 a.m.’ While everyone else slept, I’d be awake, sitting alone under the ugly tube light in the common room of my freshman dorm. I must have seemed like I was working hard, and to be fair, I was trying. But as the sun would rise, my heart would sink at the realization that somehow, I’d done it again. Night after night, I had let time just slip away. In retrospect, I was going through some stuff. I’d just
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Antibiotics counteract the beneficial effect of whole grainAntibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women, recent study demonstrates. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.
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World's First Malaria Vaccine Coming to Africa in 2018 The world's first malaria vaccine will be released in Ghana, Keyna, and Malawi in 2018. While malaria was eradicated in the US by 1951, it still kills over 400,000 people worldwide each year. Will this vaccine help eradicate malaria? Read More
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George R.R. Martin Re-Reads His First Published Work: A Fan Letter to Marvel Comics Image: Still via Youtube When he’s not ruthlessly killing off our favorite A Song of Ice and Fire characters off left right and center, George R. R. Martin spends his time being one of the most adorable fanboys around. Advertisement Martin’s original letter—sent in vast praise of Fantasic Four #17 in 1963, an issue which both nearly saw Doctor Doom begin World War III by disabling America’s missi
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“Out of his mind” surgeon plans human head transplant, revival of frozen brain Enlarge (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency ) Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero will undertake the first human head transplant later this year in China, the doctor told German magazine Ooom in an article published Thursday . And, following that effort, he will revive a cryogenically frozen brain and transplant it into a donor body within the next three years. The plans, completely disconnected fro
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Scientists set record resolution for drawing at the one-nanometer length scaleUsing a specialized electron microscope outfitted with a pattern generator, scientists turned an imaging instrument into a lithography tool that could be used to create and study materials with new properties.
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Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteinsRecent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.
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New material inspired by a sea worm changes according to the environmentThe gelatinous jaw of a sea worm, which becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it, has inspired researchers to develop a new material that can be applied to soft robotics. Despite having the texture of a gel, this compound is endowed with great mechanical resistance and consistency, and is able to adapt to changing environments.
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Beastly Romances: Famous Human-Animal Couples (Images)In the well-known story “Beauty and the Beast,” a human girl pairs with a nonhuman mate. And there are many more examples in folklore and pop culture of equally beastly pairings.
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Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebaeYersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion. The research is published April 28 in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
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What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's | Lisa GenovaAlzheimer's doesn't have to be your brain's destiny, says neuroscientist and author of "Still Alice," Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease -- and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer's-resistant brain.
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DIY gun control: The people taking matters into their own handsWith the Trump administration stripping away firearms legislation, can citizen scientists and technologists rein in the excesses of US gun culture?
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Photos of the Week: 4/22–4/28 Bats roosting in Israel, continued anti-government protests in Venezuela, Amazon’s glass spheres under construction in Seattle, ANZAC Day in Australia, artwork made on mud-covered vehicles in Russia, and much more.
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After Nintendo Switch, does the 3DS have a future? Nintendo has recently said that its portable 3DS still has "has a long life in front of it" and that it will "coexist just fine in the marketplace" alongside the recently launched hybrid Switch. Last night's announcement of a new 2DS XL redesign also suggests Nintendo might not be done supporting its aging portable platform, despite the Switch's monumental market success so far . If recent histor
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Helpful tool allows physicians to more accurately predict parathyroid cancer recurrenceA newly-created prognostic tool reliably predicts the recurrence of parathyroid cancer, enabling physicians to identify patients at the highest risk. Consequently, the tool also helps to determine the optimum postoperative strategy, including aggressive surveillance and additional treatments, according to study results.
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Zika virus persists in the central nervous system and lymph nodes of rhesus monkeysZika virus can persist in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), lymph nodes and colorectal tissue of infected rhesus monkeys for weeks after the virus has been cleared from blood, urine and mucosal secretions, according to a study.
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Unexpected damage found rippling through promising exotic nanomaterialsSome of the most promising and puzzling phenomena in physics play out on the nanoscale, where a billionth-of-a-meter shift can make or break perfect electrical conductivity.
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Ocean acidification may hamper food web’s nitrogen-fixing heroesA new look at marine Trichodesmium microbes suggests trouble for nitrogen fixation in an acidifying ocean.
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Goya's Mystery Illness: Nearly 200 Years Later, Docs Have a DiagnosisThe famous Spanish painter Francisco Goya suffered a mysterious illness and lost his hearing in 1793, and now experts may have figured out why.
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Portraits of MalariaImages from Alor island, Indonesia; Pailin, Cambodia and Mae sot, Thailand -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Trump Order Aims to Expand U.S. Offshore DrillingThe directive could lead to a reversal of bans on drilling across swathes of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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First endoscopic stricturotomy with needle knife study for intestinal strictures in IBDThe first study illustrating the safety and efficacy of endoscopic needle-knife therapy for intestinal strictures in patients with inflammatory bowel disorder has been released by physicians. The results appear to be promising.
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Modern metabolic science yields better way to calculate indoor CO2The air we breathe out can help us improve the quality of the air we breathe in. But to do so, one needs a reliable way to calculate the concentration of carbon dioxide we produce indoors. Researchers at NIST and George Mason University have developed a new computation method that uses well-established concepts from the study of human metabolism and exercise physiology to significantly improve how
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Key priorities for agricultural microbiomes identifiedA coordinated effort to understand plant microbiomes could boost plant health and agricultural productivity, according to a perspective piece in the open access journal PLOS Biology.
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Ro Khanna Wants to Give Working-Class Households $1 Trillion Ro Khanna has a $1 trillion plan to fatten Americans’ wallets. The newly elected member of Congress, who represents Silicon Valley, has become a loud progressive voice on the Hill during his brief tenure there. The way he sees it, Democrats have failed by not offering families a radical plan to end wage stagnation and bring prosperity to the middle class once again. He is working on a bill he bel
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Will Political Normality Return in 2017? If 2016 was the year that populist protest triumphed in Britain (Brexit) and the United States (Trump), 2017 is shaping up as the year that political normality reasserts itself. Three events in three different Western democracies confirm that some of the familiar laws of political gravity do still operate. The most spectacular of the events is unfolding in the United Kingdom. The Conservative par
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Counting the cuts in Mohs surgery: A way to improve care and reduce costsIn an analysis of Medicare billing data submitted by more than 2,300 United States physicians, researchers have calculated the average number of surgical slices, or cuts, made during Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), a procedure that progressively removes thin layers of cancerous skin tissue in a way that minimizes damage to healthy skin and the risks of leaving cancerous tissue behind.
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Genius Vacuum-Hating Dog Figured Out How to Turn Off Its Owner's Roomba GIF GIF: YouTube Dogs are some of the most loving and affectionate pets you can own, but they do have one sworn enemy: vacuum cleaners. They’ll incessantly bark, or run and hide while you’re cleaning your floors. But one dog adapted to its owner’s Roomba wandering all over the house like it owns the place—it’s apparently learned how to turn the damn thing off . We’ve seen before how pets and Room
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The Plastic TideHelp scientists figure out where the millions of tons of plastic entering our oceans every year ends up -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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NASA's Nighttime Maps Reveal Humanity's Impact on Earth As seen from space, Earth looks quiet, and a bit lonely, during the day. Our blue marble is interspersed with the lush green of forests, but that’s about the only sign of life. It’s impossible to tell anyone is home, especially anyone who thinks, and moves around, and builds things. There are no political borders. There are no cities or ports or bridges. But look at night, and you will see a very
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Optimistisk klimaforsker: Vi har kniven mod struben - men der er håbHavbiolog og klimaprofessor Katherine Richardson tror på, at vi kan løse de enorme problemer, vi står overfor.
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When You're Naked and Afraid, It Helps To Get Along With Your Partner #NakedAndAfraid | Sundays at 10/9c Tensions are high beneath the shelter and Geoff is feeling the need to get some space. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Discovery GO: https://www.discoverygo.com/naked-and-afraid Subscribe to Discovery: http://bit.ly/SubscribeDiscovery Join us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NakedandAfraid https://www.facebook.com/Discovery Follow us on Twitter: https://twi
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New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Don't Go Far Enough (Op-Ed)Do the new guidelines about screening for prostate cancer go far enough?
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Are Cholesterol, Saturated Fat Less Important to Heart Disease?Blame chronic inflammation (rather than cholesterol) for heart disease, a new editorial says. But the stance is controversial -- here's why.
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Is dark matter 'fuzzy'?Astronomers have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to study the properties of dark matter, the mysterious, invisible substance that makes up a majority of matter in the universe. The study, which involves 13 galaxy clusters, explores the possibility that dark matter may be more "fuzzy" than "cold," perhaps even adding to the complexity surrounding this cosmic conundrum.
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The economics of energy generation are changing; more metrics favor solar, wind A solar thermal plant in the US. (credit: SolarReserve) It’s not always a simple task to compare the value of electricity generation resources. Coal, natural gas, solar, wind, and so on have different strengths and weaknesses, so when it comes time to build or replace energy capacity, economists look at the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), which divides the total cost of an installation or plant
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Even the World's Largest Internet Companies Get Phished, Just Like Your Grandma Image: Getty. If you’ve ever been duped by a phishing scam, you can feel a little less stupid about it today, because you’ve been joined in that sad club by Google and Facebook. Advertisement Phishing attacks, where scammers pose as a trusted company or person via email and trick people into—for example—clicking a link, signing into a fake website, or even handing over their bank details, are a h
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A disturbing number of humpback whales are dying off the east coast Animals What’s killing the whales? NOAA is now officially looking into why so many humpback whales are dying in this particular area. Read on.
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The Circle Director Had to Create the Biggest, Best Tech Company Ever, and Make a Movie Too Director James Ponsoldt, center, with his stars John Boyega and Emma Watson, on the set of The Circle. All Images: STX Creating a fictional company that’s basically Facebook, Google, and Apple rolled into one is no easy task. We know those brands. We live those brands. But in The Circle , co-writer and director James Ponsoldt had to do just that and so much more. Advertisement In theaters today,
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HPV vaccine as cancer prevention is a message that needs to catch onVaccination against HPV is cancer prevention, but low vaccination rates suggest that message isn’t clear.
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China's naval task force begins its 6-month, 20-nation grand tour From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal Around the world in 180 days. Three Chinese warships are going to Asia, Africa, and Europe, visiting a record 20+ countries.
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Zika virus persists in the central nervous system and lymph nodes of rhesus monkeysZika virus can persist in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), lymph nodes and colorectal tissue of infected rhesus monkeys for weeks after the virus has been cleared from blood, urine and mucosal secretions, according to a study published online in Cell. The research was led by Dan H. Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and was funded in p
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Appearances Suggest That Apple’s Autonomous-Car Endeavor Is LackingWith dated-looking cars and top engineers working as safety drivers, the project still looks to be in its early stages.
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Trilobites: 6 Bots That Deliver Science and Serendipity on TwitterNot all bots on Twitter are out to spam, hack or misinform you. These science-themed bots dole out humor, factual information and galactic perspective.
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Tiny joints for reconfigurable microstructuresLeiden physicists exploit self-assembly of small particles to someday create functional structures such as micro-robots from the bottom up. Now they took an important step forward by experimentally realizing joints on the micrometer scale. The study is published in Nanoscale journal.
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Cassini's First Grand Finale Images Are Stunning—But What Are We Really Looking At? Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute It was 11:56 pm Wednesday night when a Deep Space Network receiver picked up a signal from NASA’s Cassini orbiter as it emerged from its first trip through the gap between Saturn and the gas giant’s rings . In the ensuing data came pictures of the planet’s north pole and cloud tops from only 1,800 miles (3000 kilometers) away—our closest look yet at
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Dark Patterns: The Ways Websites Trick Us Into Giving Up Our Privacy Image: Wesson Wang / Unsplash Open up a web browser or power up a smartphone—pretty much essential for modern-day living—and you’re walking straight into a privacy minefield. That much you know. Especially after the news earlier this week that Unroll.me, a popular service that lets you unsubscribe from multiple email lists with a single click, was selling data it had mined from all your mail . Wh
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The Deadpool Movie Could've Had a Lot More Sex in It Still: YouTube One of the most memorable moments in Deadpool is unquestionably the “Sex Every Holiday” montage between Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) and Vanessa Carlisle (Morena Baccarin). While it had plenty of special themed boning, spanning the length of an entire year, turns out it there was a lot more sex we didn’t get to see. In an interview with Conan O’Brien, Baccarin revealed that there we
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Today's Best Deals: Wake-Up Light, Grid-It, Red Bull, and More The best Philips Wake-Up light , remote controlled string lights , and Red Bull 24 packs lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Top Tech Deals WD Red 4TB NAS Hard Drive , $116 Update : Sold out Advertisement Advertisement If you own a NAS (or really any computer that could make use of a 3.5" hard drive), Amazon’s runni
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Helpful tool allows physicians to more accurately predict parathyroid cancer recurrenceA newly-created prognostic tool reliably predicts the recurrence of parathyroid cancer, enabling physicians to identify patients at the highest risk. Consequently, the tool also helps to determine the optimum postoperative strategy, including aggressive surveillance and additional treatments, according to study results published online as an 'article in press' on the Journal of the American Colleg
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Hybrid heterostructures with programmable potentialsIn a novel controllable chemical method, Flagship researchers have created hybrid nanomaterials that can be tailored to have programmable electronic and optical properties -- ideal for designing new types of electronics with new functionalities.
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How to photograph the night sky like a pro DIY Gear up and look up Astrophotographer Roger N. Clark shares his secrets for taking stunning pictures of the heavens.
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German airlines to scrap 'two-person' cockpit ruleGerman airlines will no longer require two people to be in the cockpit at all times, an industry group said Friday, abandoning a rule introduced after a deadly crash in 2015.
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This Month’s Must-Have Gear, From Phones to Turntables April is one of the shorter months, but it was long on hot products. The post This Month's Must-Have Gear, From Phones to Turntables appeared first on WIRED .
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Wellness, Womanhood, and the West: How Goop Profits From Endless Illness GIF Image via Getty, GIF by Bobby Finger Since Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop launched in 2008, the site has earned its reputation as the internet’s kooky rich aunt. From detoxes to cleanses; vitamins to clean food; vaginal eggs to vaginal steaming and recurring features by a self-described “Medical Medium” (a man who diagnoses disease via spirit guidance), Goop has built a small digital empire. In betwe
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Russian spy ship sunk by sheep barge; sheep (and sailors) unhurt A veteran of the Cold War and a recent participant in Russian operations off Syria has been sent to the bottom of the Black Sea by a boat full of sheep. The 47-year-old Russian intelligence collection ship, the Liman , sank on April 27 after a collision in the Black Sea with a Togo-flagged livestock carrier carrying sheep from Romania to Jordan. The sheep-carrying Youzarsif H suffered only slight
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Space: Trump's Least Controversial Frontier The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been no less rife with controversy and political infighting than his campaign. As the new administration settled into the White House, it unleashed a torrent of new policy plans and executive orders for the public to debate, producing a flood of stories competing for the public’s attention. But one area in particular seems to have flown under t
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Scientists set record resolution for drawing at the one-nanometer length scaleThe ability to pattern materials at ever-smaller sizes—using electron-beam lithography (EBL), in which an electron-sensitive material is exposed to a focused beam of electrons, as a primary method—is driving advances in nanotechnology. When the feature size of materials is reduced from the macroscale to the nanoscale, individual atoms and molecules can be manipulated to dramatically alter material
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Hubble's bright shining lizard starIn space, being outshone is an occupational hazard. This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image captures a galaxy named NGC 7250. Despite being remarkable in its own right—it has bright bursts of star formation and recorded supernova explosions—it blends into the background somewhat thanks to the gloriously bright star hogging the limelight next to it.
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We owe our planet this climate march. But we also owe it – very faint – hope | Bill McKibben Trump is the worst thing that could have happened to the planet. That’s all the more reason to fight on - and celebrate even the smallest successes There is no upside to the Trump presidency. To be in DC – I’ve come for Saturday’s giant climate march – is to be reminded up close what all Americans have known for months: we’ve put the country in the hands of a man completely unequal to the task. A
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Physicist Describes 45 Gruesome Ways to Die (or Not)There is something morbidly fascinating about the prospect of exploring the most outlandish, unusual and downright unlikely circumstances that could cause your demise.
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Google Fiber building in Louisville despite lawsuit from AT&T and Charter Enlarge / Google Fiber equipment boxes in a Kansas City home in 2012. (credit: Google Fiber | Bloomberg) Google Fiber is getting ready to build a long-awaited network in Louisville, Kentucky despite recent layoffs at the ISP and lawsuits filed against Louisville's local government by AT&T and Charter. "Great news today, with Google Fiber saying they now officially are coming to Louisville. We've
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It’s official: NASA’s new heavy lift rocket won’t launch until 2019 Space Not quite ready for takeoff The maiden launch of the SLS is delayed again…
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Uber Will Finally Let You Delete Your Account Without Begging Image: Getty After weeks of bad press, Uber finally did something that isn’t totally dishonest or gross . The popular ride-hailing service said today that it’s going to make life easier for people who want to delete their Uber accounts permanently by letting them do it from within the app. Advertisement Now, you’ll be able to permanently delete your account (and all corresponding data) from the U
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A Closer Look at Donald Trump’s Magic Coke Delivery Button Photo: AP It’s been 99 days since reality TV star Donald Trump was sworn in as president, and he’s really shaken things up in Washington. So far, with Republican control of Congress, he’s repealed Obamaca—ah, shit, never mind. Well, he did pass that comprehensive tax reform he promised. Oh, wait, I guess he didn’t do that either. One thing Trump has definitely done, though, is set up a magic butt
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Desk traffic lights show when you’re too busy for interruptionsThe FlowLight system tracks how busy workers are on their computers ­– and warns off colleagues if you are not to be disturbed
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Liberals are no strangers to confirmation bias after allA study shows they would give up the chance to win money to avoid hearing ideas they disagree with. So much for the champions of enlightenment
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AI-based smartphone application can predict user's health risksVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed artificial intelligence (AI)-based data analysis methods used in a smartphone application of Odum Ltd. The application can estimate its users' health risks and, if necessary, guide them towards a healthier lifestyle.
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If You Could Only Die in Sudden Accidents, How Long Would You Live? The simulation of 100 human lives after 8,712 years. The person at top left was killed by a fire arm at the age of 3,945, while the person to the immediate right was killed in an auto accident at the age of 4,023, and so on. (Image: Polstats) Imagine a world in which the only possible way to die was through a sudden accident, such as a car crash, falling down the stairs, or getting struck by ligh
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Internal Uber e-mail reveals Levandowski stepping down from self-driving car job Enlarge / Employees inspect an Uber self-driving car in Pittsburgh last year. (credit: Getty Images) Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski will be stepping back from his position as head of the company's self-driving car project. Levandowski is at the heart of a heated trade-secrets lawsuit that Google's Waymo division filed against Uber in February . Google says Levandowski, an ex-Googler, illegally
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The Government Is Staying Open—For Now Updated on April 28 at 12:05 p.m. ET President Trump isn’t getting a health-care vote to mark his 100th day in office, but he won’t be saddled with a government shutdown, either. The House and Senate voted in quick succession on Friday morning to extend federal funding for another week past a midnight deadline as negotiators try to reach an agreement on a large spending bill for the remainder of
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The Circle Is a Laughable Tech Thriller In 1995, a perfect piece of techno-alarmism was released in theaters, and America was never the same again. The Net, starring Sandra Bullock, predicted a world where your entire identity could be erased and re-written online, where hackers could create online backdoors into all of America’s security agencies, where you could use a website to have a pizza delivered to your door. The film was, at t
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Swelling Classes and Border Passes: This Week's Top 7 Education Stories The World’s Coolest Kindergarten Andrew Keh | The New York Times HAMBURG, Germany—It was late Tuesday afternoon at the Pestalozzi Foundation kindergarten, and a few dozen children and their parents were hanging around past the normal pickup hour. There was no rush to get home, really. They were enjoying the view from the kindergarten’s rear veranda: the inside of Millerntor-Stadion, the 29,546-se
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Arkansas's Fourth Execution in 8 Days Arkansas executed its fourth death-row inmate Thursday night, marking the last of a series of executions the state carried out before its supply of the drug used for lethal injections expired. Although the drug used in Kenneth Williams’s execution was administered ahead of its Sunday expiration date, his lawyers called Friday for an investigation into the “problematic execution” after witnesses a
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I Freaking Love This ThinkPad All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I was walking through the office with Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon dangling between two fingers when my colleague spied the logo. “That was my first computer,” she said with immeasurable fondness. The ThinkPad was a lot of people’s first computer. Early ThinkPads were built like a tank and ran smooth like a spinning top. These days, the brand, which IBM sold to Lenov
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Software Predicts Cognitive Decline Using Brain ImagesSpotting people most at risk of developing Alzheimer’s is a difficult task. Now a neural network can identify those likely to be diagnosed in the next three years.
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Ung, kvindelig elektronikingeniør hyldes som forbilledeÅrets Agnes og Betzy-pris hædrer forsker på Aarhus Universitet for som underviser at være stor inspirationskilde og gøre studierne hjemlige for både mandlige og kvindelige studerende.
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Højere grænseværdi svækker forsigtighedsprincippetSelvom det ikke truer folkesundheden, at Folketinget har hævet grænseværdien for kemirester i drikkevandet, kan det give os problemer på længere sigt, påpeger professor.
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Satirizing Silicon Valley Should Be Easy. So Why’s It So Hard? Tech satire is everywhere this week—but hard punches aren't the same as smart ones. The post Satirizing Silicon Valley Should Be Easy. So Why’s It So Hard? appeared first on WIRED .
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Game of Floods Is Like Settlers of Catan, Only It’s About Surviving Climate Change Marin County's "Game of Floods" teaches citizens how to make tough decisions for the future. The post Game of Floods Is Like Settlers of Catan , Only It’s About Surviving Climate Change appeared first on WIRED .
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Screengrabber Last Night’s Winner Was This Packers Fan At A Bears Draft Party | Jezebel This Oral Hi Screengrabber Last Night’s Winner Was This Packers Fan At A Bears Draft Party | Jezebel This Oral History of Austin Powers Is the Best Thing I’ve Ever Read | The Root I, a White, Rode the Train With Blacks 1 Day, and It Was Crazy: An Atlanta-Newspaper Reader Writes on Race | Fusion Say Latasha Harlins’ Name |
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Inhaled nanoparticles can clog up our arteries, spur cardiovascular disease Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP ) Air pollution is a big killer. Researchers estimate that smog—particularly the tiniest particles in the mix—contributes to the early deaths of up to 7 million people worldwide each year. Harm to fog-filled lungs is an obvious concern, yet air pollution is notably linked to cardiovascular events, including heart attacks and stroke. And researchers have puzzled over w
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Two papers challenge exclusion of acupuncture in government guidelinesEven as news in the United States recently highlighted the growing inclusion of acupuncture and other complementary and integrative medicine therapies in guidelines for multiple pain conditions, the exclusion of acupuncture in two British governmental guidelines is challenged in a paper and a commentary.
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Scientists set record resolution for drawing at the one-nanometer length scaleUsing a specialized electron microscope outfitted with a pattern generator, scientists turned an imaging instrument into a lithography tool that could be used to create and study materials with new properties.
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Hubble's bright shining lizard starThe bright object seen in this Hubble image is a single and little-studied star named TYC 3203-450-1, located in the constellation of Lacerta (The Lizard). The star is much closer than the much more distant galaxy.
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Researchers develop online support for people with bipolar disorderAn online relapse prevention tool for bipolar disorder offers a 'cheap accessible option' for people seeking support following treatment, say researchers.
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What the French Election Might Have Looked Like in America Marine Le Pen—the far-right populist-nationalist who has advanced to the second round of the French presidential election along with the centrist, internationalist Emmanuel Macron—might today be the 25th president of the Republic if France had America’s electoral system, according to a new analysis from The Economist . The magazine envisions an alternate universe where France’s 18 regions functio
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Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise Report prompts warnings that the polar region is 'unravelling'. Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21911
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Why is herpes simplex virus disease risk so much greater for newborns?Interferon is a crucial component of the human immune system's response to infection by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but how important a role it plays in determining the severity of disease and explaining why newborns are so much more susceptible to HSV-1 infection than adults remains unclear.
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Thin layers of water hold promise for the energy storage of the futureResearchers have found that a material which incorporates atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy much more quickly than the same material that doesn't include the water layers. The finding raises some interesting questions about the behavior of liquids when confined at this scale and holds promise for shaping future energy-storage technologies.
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Teleflora delivers beautiful hand-arranged bouquets from local florists Sponsored Post Save a half this Mother's Day and support your local high street. Save a half this Mother's Day and support your local high street. Read on.
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Carlsberg-forskere kortlægger byggens genetiske arvemasseEfter 10 års forskning kender man alle kornsortens afkroge. Den viden kan bruge til at forbedre maltbyggen, brygprocessen og smagen og kvaliteten af øl.
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Betalte for fiktivt it-udstyr: Google og Facebook faldt for phishing-svindel Tech-kæmper blev narret af litauisk mand med falske regninger. https://www.version2.dk/artikel/betalte-regninger-fiktivt-it-udstyr-google-facebook-faldt-phishing-svindel-680-millioner Version2
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Video: Why chemists marched for scienceTens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., and many more at hundreds of satellite marches around the world on Saturday to join the first March for Science.
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Unlikely pair of plants named after stars of movie 'twins'Biologists have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie Twins.
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Bird Nests Used to Look More Like FortressesThe standard cup nest predominates today, but bird nests evolved from a more complex roofed structure -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Circle Is Not Your Scary Future, It's Your Boring Present Images: The Circle The most believable part of The Circle , which opens in theaters Friday, is the tech. Sadly, the film’s arguments surrounding privacy, which are integral to the movie’s plot, are a muddled mess, portrayed in ways that lack nuance and understanding of the world its audience is already living in. Advertisement The film, which is based on the Dave Eggers 2013 novel of the same nam
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America Is Dropping So Many Bombs That We're Literally Running Out GIF US military airstrike on a purported ISIS VBIED facility near Mosul, Iraq, on February 26, 2017 (Video released by the US military) President Trump has said that America needs to rebuild its military, which is laughable in many ways . But he’s right in one respect. We need more bombs. Why? Because the US has dropped so many bombs in the fight against ISIS over the past two years that we’re ru
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These hot robots will help us find life on icy moons Space Heat and drills will help us probe for alien microbes One day, probes will delve through the ice on distant moons in search of alien life. Find out how.
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Study analyzes health care quality, IT, reimbursementsManagement of health care quality and costs has become a prominent topic of debate and research in the last decade in the United States. A new study from The University of Texas at Dallas examines the relationship between health care service quality, health information technology usage and Medicare reimbursements for congestive heart failure cases.
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Why chemists marched for science (video)Tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., and at hundreds of satellite marches around the world on Saturday to join the first March for Science. We followed two groups of chemists from Minnesota and New Jersey to get a snapshot of the hopes and concerns that brought them to the US capital to join people from across the nation -- and the globe -- in the March for Science. Watch it h
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First endoscopic stricturotomy with needle knife study for intestinal strictures in IBDCleveland Clinic doctors have published the first study illustrating the safety and efficacy of endoscopic needle-knife therapy for intestinal strictures in patients with inflammatory bowel disorder.'We pioneered this procedure,' said Bo Shen, M.D., Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic's IBD Center. 'Our research shows that it is effective and can have advantages over other conventionally used treat
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Harvard & UT researchers propose systems connection in acupuncture & 21st century medicineHarvard University's renown fascia researcher Helene Langevin, MD, and co-author Rosa Schnyer, PhD, LAc propose that elements of classical acupuncture 'are related to important 21st century advances in physiology and medicine, including systems biology, cross-system integration, matrix biology and mechanotherapeutics.'
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Thin layers of water hold promise for the energy storage of the futureResearchers have found that a material which incorporates atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy much more quickly than the same material that doesn't include the water layers. The finding raises some interesting questions about the behavior of liquids when confined at this scale and holds promise for shaping future energy-storage technologies.
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Artificial pancreas benefits young children, trial showsA pilot study among young children with Type 1 diabetes found that a University of Virginia-developed artificial pancreas helped study participants better control their condition.
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Klimaløsning: Træer kan suge tonsvis af CO2 ud af atmosfærenEn måde at bekæmpe klimaforandringerne på er at plante flere træer i verden. De kan nemlig lagre CO2 i årevis, siger forsker.
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Transgender adults who serve in the military feel less depressed Among older transgender adults, US military veterans report fewer symptoms of depression and greater mental health-related quality of life than their non-serving peers, a new study suggests. Estimated numbers of US military personnel who are transgender vary widely, but range between one-tenth and three-quarters of one percent of the roughly two million active-duty and reserve forces. A previous
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The world's fastest film camera: When light practically stands stillForget high-speed cameras capturing 100,000 images per second. A research group has developed a camera that can film at a rate equivalent to five trillion images per second, or events as short as 0.2 trillionths of a second. This is faster than has previously been possible.
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Fast, low energy, and continuous biofuel extraction from microalgaeResearchers have used a nanosecond pulsed electric field to extract hydrocarbons from microalgae. By using the shorter duration pulse, they were able to extract a large amount of hydrocarbons from the microalgae in a shorter amount of time, using less energy, and in a more efficient manner than current methods.
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Solar system: New insights into ring systemAstronomers have modeled the two rings around Chariklo, the smallest body in the Solar System known to have rings. This is the first time an entire ring system has been simulated using realistic sizes for the ring particles. The simulation revealed that the ring particles are much smaller than predicted or that an undiscovered shepherd satellite around Chariklo is stabilizing the ring.
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New study revises the development and evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brainA study recently published in PLOS Biology provides information that substantially changes the prevailing idea about the brain formation process in vertebrates and sheds some light on how it might have evolved.
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Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteinsNew knowledge on milk composition and quality is of essential importance to consumers as well as the industry. There are therefore considerable research efforts in milk worldwide. One of the major topics concerns milk's content of different proteins and their importance to human health. Basically, milk consists of two protein types - whey and casein. Casein can be further divided into four categor
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Do bigots just lack imagination? | Oliver Burkeman Empathy requires mental gymnastics at the best of times. Empathy for whole categories of people requires Olympic-level skills It is usually seen as a depressing paradox about human beings that we find it easier to sympathise with one person’s suffering than with that of thousands: Stalin probably never really said “one death is a tragedy, a million deaths is a statistic” – but he was right all th
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10 teknologiske tendenser, du bør kende: #2. Lidarer skrumper i pris og størrelseI rækken af tidens væsentligste teknologiske tendenser er vi nået til elektronikkens verden.
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A new study revises the development and evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brainResearchers have made the first detailed map of the regions into which the brain of one of the most closely-related organisms to the vertebrates is divided and which could give us an idea of what our ancestor was like.
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Further knowledge required about the differences between milk proteinsRecent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.
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Astrophysicists discovered a star polluted by calciumAn international team of astrophysicists led by a scientist from the Sternberg Astronomical Institute of the Lomonosov Moscow State University reported the discovery of a binary solar-type star inside the supernova remnant RCW 86. Spectroscopic observation of this star revealed that its atmosphere is polluted by heavy elements ejected during the supernova explosion that produced RCW 86.
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Antibiotics counteract the beneficial effect of whole grainAntibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women. A recent study conducted by Aarhus University and The Danish Cancer Society demonstrates this. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.
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6 Secrets Infants Can Teach Adults about LearningOne of the most important: it’s good to learn new skills outside of your comfort zone -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Even If You're Sick of Julian Assange, Go See This New WikiLeaks Documentary All photos: NEON / Showtime Risk should be a boring movie. Sure, it’s the latest documentary from Academy Award-winner Laura Poitras, but it’s also about WikiLeaks. Haven’t we all had enough of Julian Assange and his cadre of world-warping weirdos? The thing is, you’ve never seen Assange like this. You’ve never seen him up close and ugly. And that’s exactly why you must see Risk . Due to reasons,
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Diana Finds a Reason to Fight in Kickass New Wonder Woman Footage GIF It’s been a while since we last got to see the Wonder Woman movie in action, and it’s still looking damn great. Advertisement Warner Bros. dropped two new TV spots for the movie overnight, and while we’ve seen most of the footage in them in past trailers, there’s still some great new moments in them. There’s even a teeny, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it shot of the film’s big bad, Ares, who we’ve ye
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Unlikely pair of plants named after stars of movie 'Twins'Biologists from The Australian National University (ANU) have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie Twins.
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Mining: Bacteria with Midas touch for efficient gold processingSpecial 'nugget-producing' bacteria may hold the key to more efficient processing of gold ore, mine tailings and recycled electronics, as well as aid in exploration for new deposits, research has shown.
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Weather extremes and trade policies were main drivers of wheat price peaksPrice peaks of wheat on the world market are mainly caused by production shocks such as induced for example by droughts, researchers found. These shocks get exacerbated by low storage levels as well as protective trade policies, the analysis of global data deriving from the US Department of Agriculture shows. In contrast to widespread assumptions, neither speculation across stock or commodity mark
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Clean sweep of old cells could stop osteoarthritis Clearing old cells out of joints may help stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis, a study in human cells and mice suggests. The findings support growing evidence that senescent cells contribute to age-related diseases and demonstrate that using drugs to remove old cells from a joint—like a knee—not only reduces the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis, but creates an envi
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Facebook Data ‘Does Not Contradict’ Intelligence on Russia Meddling Less than six months ago, Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the idea that the social publishing platform he founded was being used to manipulate voters as “ pretty crazy .” But in a new report , Facebook now says it has data that “does not contradict” a key U.S. intelligence report that describes “information warfare” ordered by Russian President Vladimir Putin and carried out on Facebook and across the
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DNA of extinct humans found in cavesThe DNA of extinct humans can be retrieved from sediment in caves - even in the absences of skeletal remains.
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Barking Mad Head Transplant Doctor Claims He'll Revive Frozen Brains in Three Years A row of dewars in Alcor’s Patient Care Bay. In addition to whole bodies, these dewars contain heads. (Image: Gizmodo) An Italian neuroscientist who says he’s planning to perform the world’s first head transplant later this year has told a German magazine that he intends to thaw a cryogenically preserved brain and transplant it in a donor body within three years. It’s a preposterous claim given t
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A material inspired by a sea worm changes according to the environmentThe gelatinous jaw of a sea worm, which becomes hard or flexible depending on the environment around it, has inspired researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop a new material that can be applied to soft robotics. Despite having the texture of a gel, this compound is endowed with great mechanical resistance and consistency, and is able to adapt to changing environments.
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The swollen colon -- cause of chronic inflammation discoveredResearchers at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered that too much of the oncogene Bcl-3 leads to chronic intestinal diseases. They describe in Nature Communications exactly how it throws the immune system off-balance.
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Success in the 3-D bioprinting of cartilageA team of researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy has managed to generate cartilage tissue by printing stem cells using a 3-D-bioprinter. The fact that the stem cells survived being printed in this manner is a success in itself. In addition, the research team was able to influence the cells to multiply and differentiate to form chondrocytes (cartilage cells) in the printed structure.
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The world's fastest film camera: When light practically stands stillForget high-speed cameras capturing 100,000 images per second. A research group at Lund University in Sweden has developed a camera that can film at a rate equivalent to five trillion images per second, or events as short as 0.2 trillionths of a second. This is faster than has previously been possible.
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Unlikely pair of plants named after stars of movie 'Twins'Biologists from The Australian National University have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie 'Twins.'
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Uber demotes exec at center of self-driving tech lawsuitUber has demoted an executive heading its self-driving car operations who has been at the center of a lawsuit filed by Alphabet's Waymo accusing the ride-sharing giant of theft.
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Thin layers of water hold promise for the energy storage of the futureResearchers at North Carolina State University have found that a material which incorporates atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy much more quickly than the same material that doesn't include the water layers. The finding raises some interesting questions about the behavior of liquids when confined at this scale and holds promise for shaping future energy-storage tec
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SpaceX looks to break into national security launch market on Sunday For unknown reasons, the NROL-76 Mission Patch depicts Lewis & Clark heading out to explore the newly purchased Louisiana Territory. (credit: NRO) In 2014, after perceiving that the US Air Force was unfairly favoring a competitor in the commercial launch industry, SpaceX sued the federal government. The premise of the lawsuit was that the Air Force had ordered 36 rocket cores from United Launch A
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Don't Let the Sun Set On This Philips Wake-Up Light Deal, Now Cheaper Than Ever Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light , $95 If you still haven’t upgraded your morning routine with a life-changing wake-up light, the top-of-the-line model has never been cheaper than it is today on Amazon. The high-end HF3520 comes packed with five different wake-up sounds, an FM radio, the ability to set two different alarms, and a color-shifting light that accurately mimics the gradually shifting ligh
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Follow-up colonoscopies associated with a significantly lower incidence of bowel cancerPatients at risk of developing bowel cancer can significantly benefit from a follow-up colonoscopy, finds new research.
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Symbiotic bacteria: From hitchhiker to beetle bodyguardBacterial symbionts transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism, a new report demonstrates. The bacterium Burkholderia gladioli lives in specific organs of a plant-feeding beetle and defends the insect's eggs from detrimental fungi by producing antibiotics. However, when transferred to a plant, the bacterium can spread throughout the tissues and negatively affect the plan
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New appetite control mechanism found in brainA newly discovered molecule increases appetite during fasting, and decreases it during gorging. The neuron-exciting protein, named NPGL – apparently aims to maintain body mass at a constant, come feast or famine. An evolutionary masterstroke, but not great news for those looking to trim down, or beef up for the summer.
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When the smoke clears: Tobacco control in post-conflict settingsThe difficulties of prioritizing preventable disease and long term health issues in post conflict zones are explored in a new report.
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Astronomers find black hole in Sagittarius constellationAn international team of astronomers led The University of Manchester have found evidence of a new 'missing-link' black hole in the Milky Way galaxy, hidden in the Sagittarius constellation.
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Week in Review: April 2428Where Zika virus persists in monkeys; more-advanced mini brains; artificial womb supports fetal lambs for weeks; cancer mutations in stem cell lines; science marches around the globe
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Image of the Day: Social DrinkingDrunken crayfish will roll on their backs and enthusiastically perform tail flips in their tanks. The animals are more likely to display they behaviors after spending time in a social environment compared with an isolated one.
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Medical guidelines for astronauts to be launched in the USWith Cassini making final preparations to penetrate Saturn's rings, and renewed interest in colonising the Moon and sending people to Mars, space flight and exploration are experiencing a level of interest not seen since the Apollo missions to the Moon in the late 60's and 70's, and the space shuttle programme of the 80's.
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Dawn of organic single crystal electronicsResearchers at the Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences (Japan) have developed a method for high performance doping of organic single crystal. Furthermore, they succeeded in the Hall effect measurement of the crystal—the world's first case. The research has been published in the Advanced Materials.
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Apple cuts off payments, Qualcomm slashes expectationsQualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.
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Can robots convince girls they’re good at STEM? Girls start believing they aren’t good at math, science, and even computers at a young age. But when 6-year-old girls were given a chance to take part in a computer-programming activity that involved robots, they showed more positive attitudes about their own skills and abilities, a new study shows. “If you give them access to the same opportunities, then girls and boys have the same response—equ
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DNA gives ants a bunch of surprising cousins Ants and bees—which seem so different—are actually cousins, according to new research. The new findings show unequivocally that ants’ closest living relatives are a superfamily called Apoidea, which includes bees and some solitary hunting wasps. Within the superfamily Apoidea, two subfamilies of hunting wasps that include just over 2,000 species in total are the “sister group” (or closest living
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Extremely Relatable Dragonfly Fakes Her Death to Deter Horny Males Image: Ben Sale / Flickr CC It’s a scenario many women in the room are all too familiar with: You’re sitting in the park, enjoying some R&R, when you spy a leery Y-chromosome carrier lumbering your direction, clearly looking to test the pickup line he found on Imgur last night. You could run; you could start talking loudly and to no one in particular about your last menstrual cycle. Or, you could
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Primary school children get less active with age, study findsThere is an age-related decline in children’s physical activity levels as they progress through primary school, according to a British study.
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Ocean acidification could impair the nitrogen-fixing ability of marine bacteriaWhile increased carbon dioxide levels theoretically boost the productivity of nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the world's oceans, because of its 'fertilizing' effect, a new study reveals how increasingly acidic seawater featuring higher levels of this gas can overwhelm these benefits, hampering the essential service these bacteria provide for marine life.
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CO2 taler ud: Det er ikke min skyld- Men klimaet bliver jeres problem, udtaler den berømte drivhusgas i denne tegneserie, hvor CO2 forklarer sin rolle i den globale opvarmning.
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Fast, low energy, and continuous biofuel extraction from microalgaeAs an alternative to liquid fossil fuels, biodiesel extracted from microalgae is an increasingly important part of the bioenergy field. While it releases a similar amount of CO2 as petroleum when burned, the CO2 released from biodiesel is that which has recently been removed from the atmosphere via photosynthesis meaning that it does not contribute to an increase of the greenhouse gas. Furthermore
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Single gene encourages growth of intestinal stem cells, supporting 'niche' cells, and cancerA gene previously identified as critical for tumor growth in many human cancers also maintains intestinal stem cells and encourages the growth of cells that support them, according to results of a study. The finding adds to evidence for the intimate link between stem cells and cancer, and advances prospects for regenerative medicine and cancer treatments.
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A little support from their online friends calms test-anxious studentsReading supportive comments, 'likes' and private messages from social media friends prior to taking a test may help college students who have high levels of test-anxiety significantly reduce their nervousness and improve their scores, a new study suggests.
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How do babies coordinate gestures and vocalization?Asier Romero-Andonegi, Aintzane Etxebarria-Lejarreta, Ainara Romero-Andonegi and Irati de Pablo-Delgado, lecturers and researchers at the UPV/EHU's Faculty of Education in Bilbao, have studied how 9 to 13-month-old babies tackle the shift from early babbling to the use of combinations of gestures and speech. The work The interrelation of gestures and vocalization in early communication functions:
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Symbiotic bacteria: From hitchhiker to beetle bodyguardAn international team of researchers have discovered a remarkable microbe with a Jekyll and Hyde character. The bacterium Burkholderia gladioli lives in specific organs of a plant-feeding beetle and defends the insect's eggs from detrimental fungi by producing antibiotics. However, when transferred to a plant, the bacterium can spread throughout the tissues and negatively affect the plant.
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Towards largest-possible separation between quantum and classical query complexitiesWithin the black-box model, just how large a quantum speedup is possible? A property-testing problem called Forrelation was proposed, where one needs to calculate the correlation between a Boolean function and the Fourier transform of another function. Scientists performed a quantum implementation of the k-fold Forrelation problem in a prototype experiment involving nuclear spins, which leads to t
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Medical guidelines for astronauts to be launched in the USScientists at the University of Plymouth and Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK, are helping to write the medical rulebook that will keep astronauts fit and healthy during long trips through the solar system. Learning from the rulebook could also inform human health on Earth.
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Study finds primary school children get less active with ageThere is an age-related decline in children's physical activity levels as they progress through primary school, according to a British Heart Foundation-funded study.
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Dawn of organic single crystal electronicsResearchers at the Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences (Japan) have developed a method for high performance doping of organic single crystal. Furthermore, they succeeded in the Hall effect measurement of the crystal -- the world's first case. The research has been published in the Advanced Materials.
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Expert unravels disease that took the hearing of world-famous painterFrancisco Goya is the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th century. In 1793, Goya, then 46, came down with a severe, undiagnosed illness. His hearing never returned. Now, a hearing expert has developed a diagnosis. She thinks Goya likely suffered from an autoimmune disease.
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The Moon Magically Appears on the Post Office's New Total Solar Eclipse Stamp On August 21, millions of people across the United States, from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, will be able to witness something that hasn’t been seen here since 1979: a total solar eclipse. To commemorate the rare celestial occurrence, the post office has issued a new forever stamp . Advertisement The stamp features an image taken by astrophysicist Fred Espenak of another total ec
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Marvel Wants More of Sylvester Stallone's Mysterious Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Character There are new rumors about The Flash movie’s potential new director. The man behind Rogue One is already kicking around another idea for a Star Wars Story movie. Steven Moffat discusses Doctor Who taking on some challenging material this season. Plus, new looks at The Mummy and King Arthur . To me, my spoilers! Guardians of the Galaxy Speaking to the Toronto Sun , James Gunn says Marvel has high
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Mapping the edge of realityAustralian and German researchers have collaborated to develop a genetic algorithm to confirm the rejection of classical notions of causality.
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Quantum experiments probe underlying physics of rogue ocean wavesBy precisely controlling the quantum behavior of an ultracold atomic gas, Rice University physicists have created a model system for studying the wave phenomenon that may bring about rogue waves in Earth's oceans.
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Bacterial symbionts transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualismAn international team of researchers have discovered a remarkable microbe with a Jekyll and Hyde character. The bacterium Burkholderia gladioli lives in specific organs of a plant-feeding beetle and defends the insect's eggs from detrimental fungi by producing antibiotics. However, when transferred to a plant, the bacterium can spread throughout the tissues and negatively affect the plant.
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A Little Fan That Fixes the Turbocharger’s Biggest Problem BorgWarner's e-booster kills the much-hated turbo lag. The post A Little Fan That Fixes the Turbocharger's Biggest Problem appeared first on WIRED .
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Miami sextortion case asks if a suspect can be forced to decrypt an iPhone Enlarge / Hencha Voigt (left) is accused of extorting Julieanna Goddard (right). For now, Voigt is refusing to enter the passcode to her seized iPhone. (credit: Hencha Voigt / Julieanna Goddard ) Next week, a local judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is expected to issue a key ruling in a bizarre sextortion case involving two Miami-area social media personalities. The question before the court i
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The History of the 'First 100 Days': How Did Most Presidents Fare?Franklin D. Roosevelt is famous for really getting a lot done fast. How did other presidents stack up during their first 100 days?
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The world's fastest film camera: when light practically stands stillForget high-speed cameras capturing 100 000 images per second. A research group at Lund University in Sweden has developed a camera that can film at a rate equivalent to five trillion images per second, or events as short as 0.2 trillionths of a second. This is faster than has previously been possible.
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Looking to the moon to better measure climate change on EarthWhen American astronaut Alfred Worden, who was the command module pilot for the Apollo 15 lunar mission in 1971, was asked what he was feeling at that time, he replied: "Now I know why I'm here. Not for a closer look at the moon, but to look back at our home, the Earth."
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Live Out Your Astronaut Dreams With Lego's Meter-Tall NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket To this day, the Saturn V remains the largest and most powerful rocket NASA has ever blasted into space, which is perfectly reflected in Lego’s new Apollo Saturn V model. That model stands a full meter (over 39 inches) in height, with the Apollo lunar lander, lunar orbiter, and astronauts, hidden away inside. Advertisement The set started life as a Lego Ideas submission by builder saabfun , who q
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Lab notes: a womb with a view of the future for premature babies It’s a sensational claim, but a group of researchers believe that they may have found evidence that will rewrite the history of human arrival in North America . The scientists believe that smashed mastodon bones found under a freeway construction site in California indicate that humans arrived over 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. To say that other experts are sceptical, however, wo
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Schizophrenia's Unyielding MysteriesGene studies were supposed to reveal the disorder's roots. That didn't happen. Now scientists are broadening the search -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Acer Predator X27: 4K, HDR, and 144Hz G-Sync for the ultimate gaming monitor Acer has unveiled what may just be the perfect gaming monitor—so long as you don't like ultrawides, at least. The Predator X27 is Acer's take on Nvidia's prototype HDR monitor design first unveiled at CES 2017, and features a 27-inch 16:9 panel, 4K UHD resolution, HDR , a wide colour gamut, local dimming backlighting, and a super-fast 144Hz refresh rate. And yes, it supports G-Sync for super-smoo
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Fast, low energy, and continuous biofuel extraction from microalgaeResearchers from Kumamoto University in Japan used a nanosecond pulsed electric field to extract hydrocarbons from microalgae. By using the shorter duration pulse, they were able to extract a large amount of hydrocarbons from the microalgae in a shorter amount of time, using less energy, and in a more efficient manner than current methods.
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Bacteria with Midas touch for efficient gold processingSpecial 'nugget-producing' bacteria may hold the key to more efficient processing of gold ore, mine tailings and recycled electronics, as well as aid in exploration for new deposits, University of Adelaide research has shown.
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A new interpretation of petrogenesis of the early continental crust rock (trondhjemite) in the earthPetrogenesis of ancient granitoids is the key to understand the formation and evolution of the early continental crust in the earth. One recent research presents a new view of genesis of Archean trondhjemite in the Eastern Hebei, published in Science China Earth Sciences.
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Mapping the edge of realityAustralian and German researchers have collaborated to develop a genetic algorithm to confirm the rejection of classical notions of causality.
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Flying Taxi Hype, Rat Head Transplant, and Losing to AI—The Download, April 28, 2017The most fascinating and important news in technology and innovation delivered straight to your inbox, every day.
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How many people actually believe in astrology?Astrology and horoscope columns are a familiar feature of tabloid newspapers, women's magazines and the web. They claim, controversially for some, that there is a meaningful relationship between celestial and terrestrial events, especially human affairs.
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How to fix India's burning issue—turn unwanted straw into bio-energy pelletsEach year, fires rage across northern India, as farmers burn off their unwanted straw. The impact is enormous. From October into November, massive clouds of smoke streak across Punjab and neighbouring states, blown by the prevailing winds in the direction of Delhi.
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Image: Copernicus Sentinel-3A captures Bering SeaThe Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite brings us over the Bering Sea, north of the Alaska Peninsula, on 26 March.
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Forsker: Du skal frygte for dit job, hvis du arbejder ved et skrivebordLige som hestene ikke forstod, at bilen var ved at gøre dem arbejdsløse, forstår mennesker ikke, at kunstig intelligens er i gang med at gøre dem overflødige, forklarer forsker.
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Nintendo 2DS XL: A handheld for gamers who can’t afford a Switch Like the look of the Nintendo Switch , but aren't quite old enough to party on a rooftop with impossibly attractive twenty-somethings? Today is your lucky day. Nintendo has unveiled the 2DS XL, a halfway house between the kid- and budget-friendly 2DS and the more expensive New 3DS XL. It hits shops on July 28. The 2DS XL features the same upgraded hardware and second analogue nub as the New 3DS X
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Anerkendt gastronomi-professor til FOODOle G. Mouritsen er ansat som professor i gastrofysik og kulinarisk fødevareinnovation på...
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What Does a Girlboss Look Like? Sophia (Britt Robertson), the heroine of the new Netflix show Girlboss , is a fierce 20-something living in San Francisco, raiding vintage stores for her glam-rock wardrobe and telling anyone who’ll listen that adulthood is where dreams go to die and conformity is a prison. Carol (Andrea Martin), the standout star of the new NBC series Great News , is a 60-year-old mom from New Jersey whose entir
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'There Is a Chance That We Could End Up Having a Major, Major Conflict With North Korea' President Trump says “[t]here is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea.” The comments, which were made to Reuters in an interview, come two days after senior members of his administration, in a joint statement , tried to defuse tensions with the communist state, saying the U.S. remained open to talks. Trump suggested in the interview that while he would “lo
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New appetite control mechanism found in brainA newly discovered molecule increases appetite during fasting -- and decreases it during gorging. The neuron-exciting protein, named NPGL -- apparently aims to maintain body mass at a constant, come feast or famine. An evolutionary masterstroke, but not great news for those looking to trim down -- or beef up for the summer.
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American Geriatrics Society voices opposition to amended American Health Care ActFollowing a review of the recently released MacArthur Amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) remains opposed to this legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and which AGS experts believe would harm access to key health services for older adults, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.
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Efficient catalyst developed for producing pronucleotides(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with Merck & Co., Inc. has developed an efficient catalyst for producing pronucleotides, paving the way perhaps to a new class of drugs for combatting viruses and cancer. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes the experiments they conducted that led to identification of the components of the catalyst and how well it worked when used to
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Ingeniøren
Nasa udvikler højteknologisk væksthus til MarsDet hydroponiske plantevækstkammer vil også gøre det muligt at genanvende vand og affald og rense luften.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Brown bears found to leave scent signals by twisting feet into the ground(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from Poland, Spain and Austria has discovered that brown bears living in Poland have glands in their paws that produce chemicals that the bears use to communicate with other bears. In their paper published in Scientific Reports, the team describes their study of multiple bears in the wild and what they observed.
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Scientific American Content: Global
The Movies, 1917 [Slide Show] -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Dana Foundation
April is National Minority Health Month! Older black and Hispanic Americans are more likely to have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias than older white Americans, the Alzheimer’s Association revealed in their 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. “Genetic factors do not appear to account for the large prevalence differences among racial groups,” the report stated. Instead, “variations in health, lifestyle and socioecono
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Science | The Guardian
Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year The climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is 50-60% likely in 2017, says World Meteorological Organization The El Niño climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is set for an early return, according to a forecast from the World Meteorological Organization . Related: What is El Niño? Continue reading...
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Science | The Guardian
Spice ruins lives and costs taxpayers a fortune. It doesn’t have to be this way | David NuttAntidotes to these dangerous, destructive synthetic drugs are desperately needed. But the government is standing in the way of their development Last year I wrote to the health and home secretaries with suggestions on how antidotes for spice could be developed. Their replies revealed a complete lack of appreciation of the magnitude of the synthetic cannabinoid problem and lack of interest in the i
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Gizmodo
Patty Jenkins Already Has Plans for a Wonder Woman Sequel, But What Should It Be About? Wonder Woman doesn’t hit theaters for over a month, but director Patty Jenkins is already looking to make a sequel, where she wants Wonder Woman to head to the good ol’ USA. But what do you think Diana should do, travel to, and battle in the sequel? Advertisement In an interview with the Toronto Sun , Jenkins said while it made sense for Wonder Woman’s solo debut to be an origin story, since she’
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EurekAlert! - Breaking News
The high cost of surviving acute respiratory distress syndromeAccording to a new multicenter study, nearly half of previously employed adult survivors of acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge, and are estimated to have lost an average of $27,000 in earnings.
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WIRED
Amazon’s ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes Amazon put Alexa inside a camera---one that could know more about you than you realize. The post Amazon's ‘Echo Look’ Could Snoop a Lot More Than Just Your Clothes appeared first on WIRED .
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WIRED
When Is It Worth Worrying About Dementia? Alzheimer's is the result of a combination of risks you can and cannot control. Here's how to ground yourself before the next wave of Alzheimer's hysteria. The post When Is It Worth Worrying About Dementia? appeared first on WIRED .
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Did artists lead the way in mathematics?Mathematics and art are generally viewed as very different disciplines – one devoted to abstract thought, the other to feeling. But sometimes the parallels between the two are uncanny.
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Dagens Medicin
Gert Sørensen: Nu handler det om at se fremadSiden Gert Sørensen blev fyret fra sin stilling som direktør på Aarhus Universitetshospital har han brugt tiden på at kigge fremad. Nu glæder han sig til at tiltræde som ny direktør for Danmarks Nationale Genom Center.
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Study highlights potential impact of CCTV in police investigationsCCTV cameras provide evidence 'useful' to the police in two-thirds of the investigations in which they are available new research suggests.
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The Atlantic
Trump's Presidential Status Anxiety As he approaches his hundredth day in office, Donald Trump appears to be suffering—once again—from an acute case of presidential status anxiety. In public, of course, he has labored to play it cool, strenuously insisting (and insisting , and insisting ) that he does not care about the “first hundred days” metric that historians and pundits have used to evaluate the success of new administrations
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The Atlantic
Hackers Get Back to the Basics For the past month, WikiLeaks has regularly released secret CIA documents that reveal the breadth of the agency’s hacking tools. Some seem lifted straight from a spy thriller, like a tool that can turn internet-connected TVs into covert listening devices. The same could be said for complex state-on-state cyberattacks, like the worm that caused Iranian nuclear centrifuges to malfunction in 2009, o
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
Fast electrons and the seeds of disruptionMeasuring small fast electron populations hidden in a sea of colder "thermal" electrons in tokamak plasmas is very challenging. Why? The challenge comes from the fast electron signal being overwhelmed by thermal electron signal in most diagnostics. Physicists at the University of California-San Diego, with physicists from Oak Ridge National Lab and from General Atomics, have succeeded in measuring
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Scientific American Content: Global
Readers Respond to the January 2017 IssueLetters to the editor from the January 2017 issue of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Phys.org - latest science and technology news stories
The science of laughter – and why it also has a dark sideWhen you hear someone laugh behind you, you probably picture them on the phone or with a friend – smiling and experiencing a warm, fuzzy feeling inside. Chances are just the sound of the laughter could make you smile or even laugh along. But imagine that the person laughing is just walking around alone in the street, or sitting behind you at a funeral. Suddenly, it doesn't seem so inviting.
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Nyheder - Forskning - Videnskab
Jernaldernomaders avlstricks giver tips om tæmning af dyrSkytiske nomader hærgede store områder af de centralasiatiske stepper i Jernalderen fra det...
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Gizmodo
Trump Weirdly Empathizes With Kim Jong-un, Who Also Inherited His Dictatorship at 27-Years-Old North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un (left, probably) waves to crowds on April 15, 2017 (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File) and Donald Trump waves on January 20, 2017 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Reuters has a new interview with Donald Trump that has its fair share of terrifying moments. Like when Trump says that he misses his old life and thought that being president “ would be easier .” Or when Tr
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